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XPATH(1p)						User Contributed Perl Documentation						 XPATH(1p)

NAME
xpath - a script to query XPath statements in XML documents. SYNOPSIS
xpath [-s suffix] [-p prefix] [-q] -e query [-e query] ... [file] ... DESCRIPTION
xpath uses the XML::XPath perl module to make XPath queries to any XML document. The XML::XPath module aims to comply exactly to the XPath specification at "http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath" and yet allows extensions to be added in the form of functions. The script takes any number of XPath pointers and tries to apply them to each XML document given on the command line. If no file arguments are given, the query is done using "STDIN" as an XML document. When multiple queries exist, the result of the last query is used as context for the next query and only the result of the last one is output. The context of the first query is always the root of the current document. OPTIONS
-q Be quiet. Output only errors (and no separator) on stderr. -s suffix Place "suffix" at the end of each entry. Default is a linefeed. -p prefix Place "prefix" preceding each entry. Default is nothing. BUGS
The author of this man page is not very fluant in english. Please, send him (fabien@tzone.org) any corrections concerning this text. See also XML::XPath(3pm). SEE ALSO
XML::XPath(3pm). HISTORY
This module is copyright 2000 Fastnet Software Ltd. This is free software, and as such comes with NO WARRANTY. No dates are used in this module. You may distribute this module under the terms of either the Gnu GPL, or under specific licencing from Fastnet Software Ltd. Special free licencing consideration will be given to similarly free software. Please don't flame me for this licence - I've put a lot of hours into this code, and if someone uses my software in their product I expect them to have the courtesy to contact me first. Full support for this module is available from Fastnet Software Ltd on a pay per incident basis. Alternatively subscribe to the Perl-XML mailing list by mailing lyris@activestate.com with the text: SUBSCRIBE Perl-XML in the body of the message. There are lots of friendly people on the list, including myself, and we'll be glad to get you started. Matt Sergeant, matt@sergeant.org This man page was added as well as some serious modifications to the script by Fabien Ninoles <fabien@debian.org> for the Debian Project. perl v5.10.1 2009-12-30 XPATH(1p)

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Test::XML::Simple(3pm)					User Contributed Perl Documentation				    Test::XML::Simple(3pm)

NAME
Test::XML::Simple - easy testing for XML SYNOPSIS
use Test::XML::Simple tests=>5; xml_valid $xml, "Is valid XML"; xml_node $xml, "/xpath/expression", "specified xpath node is present"; xml_is, $xml, '/xpath/expr', "expected value", "specified text present"; xml_like, $xml, '/xpath/expr', qr/expected/, "regex text present"; xml_is_deeply, $xml, '/xpath/expr', $xml2, "structure and contents match"; # Not yet implemented: # xml_like_deeply would be nice too... DESCRIPTION
"Test::XML::Simple" is a very basic class for testing XML. It uses the XPath syntax to locate nodes within the XML. You can also check all or part of the structure vs. an XML fragment. TEST ROUTINES
xml_valid $xml, 'test description' Pass an XML file or fragment to this test; it succeeds if the XML (fragment) is valid. xml_node $xml, $xpath, 'test description' Checks the supplied XML to see if the node described by the supplied XPath expression is present. Test fails if it is not present. xml_is_long $xml, $xpath, $value, 'test description' Finds the node corresponding to the supplied XPath expression and compares it to the supplied value. Succeeds if the two values match. Uses Test::More's "is" function to do the comparison. xml_is $xml, $xpath, $value, 'test description' Finds the node corresponding to the supplied XPath expression and compares it to the supplied value. Succeeds if the two values match. Uses Test::LongString's "is_string" function to do the test. xml_like_long $xml, $xpath, $regex, 'test description' Find the XML corresponding to the the XPath expression and check it against the supplied regular expression. Succeeds if they match. Uses Test::More's "like" function to do the comparison. xml_like $xml, $xpath, $regex, 'test description' Find the XML corresponding to the the XPath expression and check it against the supplied regular expression. Succeeds if they match. Uses Test::LongString's "like_string" function to do the test. xml_is_deeply_long $xml, $xpath, $xml2, 'test description' Find the piece of XML corresponding to the XPath expression, and compare its structure and contents to the second XML (fragment) supplied. Succeeds if they match in structure and content. Uses Test::More's "is" function to do the comparison. xml_is_deeply $xml, $xpath, $xml2, 'test description' Find the piece of XML corresponding to the XPath expression, and compare its structure and contents to the second XML (fragment) supplied. Succeeds if they match in structure and content. Uses Test::LongString's "is_string" function to do the test. AUTHOR
Joe McMahon, <mcmahon@cpan.org> LICENSE
Copyright (c) 2005 by Yahoo! and Joe McMahon This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.6.1 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available. SEE ALSO
XML::XPath, Test::More, Test::Builder. perl v5.14.2 2012-06-05 Test::XML::Simple(3pm)
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