Reading RSS in Perl like a DB

My website currently uses RSS feeds as data sources, and I’m trying to replace some custom parsing code with standard CPAN modules. The DBD::AnyData module seems almost perfect, with the exception that I just spent a few hours banging my head on it trying to get it to read RSS properly. Despite trying many different combinations, it kept reading the channel title instead of the item title.

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resolving perl_Gthr_key_ptr error

I’m trying to install a new perl module using cpanm, and the install was failing with an error on one of the dependencies (Class::Accessor::Lvalue, specifically). The exact error was:

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