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Old 04-05-2020
Grab XML attributes from file with bash script


I need to grab attributes from the XML file with pure bash script.

So I have the following XML file with a root element `Group` and lots of `Person` elements, every of them has `id` and `username` attributes. `id` is unique value for each element:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Group id="RW_8987"

    <Person id="P_0001"

    <Person id="P_0002"

    <!--  ...  -->

And I need to use bash script to extract the `id` and `username` attributes into some key-value structure:


Checked other related answers, but most of them suggest to use some XML parsers like xmllint. But unfortunately I do not have them on the target machine.

Can you kindly suggest what how I can achieve this. Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-05-2020
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