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Old 05-10-2007
can i do XML parsing usind sed

Hi all...

I want to parse a xml filein unix .. Can i use SED or unix script to parse the xml file .. If so can anyone show a sample script that will parse the xml file ..


Thanks in advance,
Arun ,,,,
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Old 05-10-2007
Can you show the sample input and output required?
# 3  
Old 05-10-2007
<guest>
<guest1> a1 </guest1>
<guest2> a2 </guest2>
</guest>
<guest>
<guest1> a3 </guest1>
<guest2> a4 </guest2>
</guest>

can u please give an example to parse the example ... Either by SED or by unix script.

Thanks in advance,
Arun ..
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Old 05-10-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by arunkumar_mca
<guest>
<guest1> a1 </guest1>
<guest2> a2 </guest2>
</guest>
<guest>
<guest1> a3 </guest1>
<guest2> a4 </guest2>
</guest>

can u please give an example to parse the example ... Either by SED or by unix script.

Thanks in advance,
Arun ..
Code:
$ awk -v tag="</guest>" ' />.*</ { gsub("<[^>]*>","") ; str = str ? str " " $0 : $0 }
>      $0 ~ tag { print str; str="" } ' file
 a1   a2
 a3   a4


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