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Old 09-27-2007
find and replace in XML


I need one clarication..

I have an xml having many entries like this..

<Cust_Name>Tom Cruise</Cust_Name>

I want to rename this to


Pls let me know how to do it..

I was trying some basic commands like
grep 'Cust_Name' * | tr '>' ',' | tr '<' ',' | cut -d ',' -f3| sed "s/[0-9a-zA-Z_]/TEST/g"

The bold part is not working..any idea
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Old 09-27-2007
echo '<Cust_Name>Tom Cruise</Cust_Name>' | sed 's/>.*</>TEST</g'

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Old 09-27-2007
If you are wanting to replace ALL customer names, you will need a program like xalan - that can perform xsalt. This is what allows you to make these type of modification.

A problem with XML, is that it can be difficult for UNIX utilities to handle - for example
1) Might be one LONG line. Longer than a text editor can handle.
2) Might have Unicode (binary zeroes) which, at least, on my version of UNIX, is difficult to handle.
3) could be formatted like this:
Tom Cruise
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