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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I can't remember exactly what it means, something like it failed to open the file, or failed to parse it as an OLE compound document. Try opening it first and passing in a FH (if that's possible).
    • Eek, I boiled down to a Spreadsheet::ParseExcel example and tried this; still didn't work. It comes down to some place where something tries to unpack the string "^E^A" as an unsigned char. I have a feeling that in Win32 it's trying to unpack "^E^A" or something. That said, I probably can't trust the entire module, because there's no telling how many non-portable unpack statements there might be.

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