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Special Forums UNIX and Linux Applications Xml to csv Post 302993731 by drl on Monday 13th of March 2017 05:30:31 PM

Use this version, s2:
#!/usr/bin/env bash

# @(#) s2       Demonstrate string extraction from XML file, xml2.

# Utility functions: print-as-echo, print-line-with-visual-space, debug.
# export PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin"
pe() { for _i;do printf "%s" "$_i";done; printf "\n"; }
pl() { pe;pe "-----" ;pe "$*"; }
em() { pe "$*" >&2 ; }
db() { ( printf " db, ";for _i;do printf "%s" "$_i";done;printf "\n" ) >&2 ; }
db() { : ; }
# C=$HOME/bin/context && [ -f $C ] && $C specimen xml2 grep awk tr dixf

# E=expected-output.txt

pl " Sampled lines from data file $FILE:"
# specimen -n $FILE
head $FILE

# Look for a001, b203, and j151
pl " Results, warning message expected:"
xml2 < $FILE |
tee f1 |
grep -E '(a001|b203|j151)=' |
tee f2 |
awk -F/ '{print $NF}'|
tee f3 |
awk -F= '{print $2}'|
tee f4 |
tr '\n' '\t' ; echo ""

rm -f f?
exit 0

producing, by using your file name for data1 here:
$ ./s2 data1

Environment: LC_ALL = C, LANG = C
(Versions displayed with local utility "version")
OS, ker|rel, machine: Linux, 3.16.0-4-amd64, x86_64
Distribution        : Debian 8.7 (jessie) 
bash GNU bash 4.3.30
specimen (local) 1.17
xml2 - ( /usr/bin/xml2, 2012-04-16 )
grep (GNU grep) 2.20
awk GNU Awk 4.1.1, API: 1.1 (GNU MPFR 3.1.2-p3, GNU MP 6.0.0)
tr (GNU coreutils) 8.23
dixf (local) 1.42

 Sampled lines from data file data1:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE ONIXmessage SYSTEM "http://www.editeur.org/onix/2.1/short/onix-international.dtd" >
<ONIXmessage release="2.1">
<header><m174>Houghton Mifflin</m174><m175>Catherine Toolan 978-465-7755</m175><m283>eloquence@firebrandtech.com</m283><m182>20170201</m182><m183>Title information from Houghton Mifflin</m183><m184>eng</m184><m185>01</m185><m186>USD</m186><m187>in</m187><m193>General Trade</m193></header>

 Results, warning message expected:
error: Extra content at the end of the document
9781328740472   Peepers 7.99    10.99

Best wishes ... cheers, drl

It looks like brew,fink,port have some version of xml2 for an old system like:
OS, ker|rel, machine: Apple/BSD, Darwin 9.8.0, Power Macintosh
Distribution        : Mac OS X 10.5.8 (leopard, workstation)

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