how to parse the file in xml format using awk/nawk

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Old 09-14-2009
To the OP: are you sure of the XML data. If you look carefully, some closing tag are missing.


If I recall, some clever awk fans have developed XML parser modules. I will have a look and post the link if I find it back.

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XML-XPARSE(1)							   User Commands						     XML-XPARSE(1)

xml-xparse - Parse XML documents with entity and URI resolution SYNOPSIS
xml-xparse [options] xmlfile DESCRIPTION
xml-xparse is a simple command line tool for parsing and validating XML documents. It is not an actual XML parser, it just wraps around a JAXP Parser, adding support for catalog-based entity and URI resolution. OPTIONS
-c catalogfile Load a particular catalog file. May be specified multiple times. -v Perform a validating parse. This is the default. -w Perform a well-formed parse, not a validating parse. -N Perform a namespace-aware parse. This is the default. -n Perform a namespace-ignorant parse. -d debuglevel Set the debug level (an integer). Warnings are shown if the debug level is set to greater than 2. -E maxerrors Set the maximum number of errors to display. The default is 10. FILES
/etc/java/resolver/ The central catalog manager configuration file used by xml-xparse. SEE ALSO
xml-xread(1), xml-resolver(1), java(1), the OASIS entity resolution technical committee home page at < tees/entity/>. AUTHOR
Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM> 1.1 July 2004 XML-XPARSE(1)