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Terminal - Commands tagged xmllint - 8 results
xmllint --format --xmlout --nsclean <file>
2012-11-27 06:13:23
User: seb1245
1

Like `tidy`, `xmllint` can be used to prettify XML files.

The --nsclean option is also useful to remove redundant namespaces.

echo '<foo><bar/></foo>' | xmllint --format -
xpath () { xmllint --format --shell "$2" <<< "cat $1" | sed '/^\/ >/d' }
2011-12-20 08:34:11
User: sharfah
Functions: sed
Tags: xml xmllint xpath
-1

This function uses xmllint to evaluate xpaths.

Usage: xpath /path/to/element XMLfile

diffxml() { diff -wb <(xmllint --format "$1") <(xmllint --format "$2"); }
2011-10-06 07:36:13
User: sharfah
Functions: diff
Tags: diff xml xmllint
13

Diffs two xml files by formatting them first using xmllint and then invoking diff.

Usage: diffxml XMLFile1 XMLFile2

xpath () { xmllint --format --shell "$2" <<< "cat $1" | sed '/^\/ >/d' }
2011-10-05 07:45:16
User: sharfah
Functions: sed
0

This function uses xmllint to evaluate xpaths.

Usage: xpath /some/xpath XMLfile

find -type f -name "*.xml" -exec xmllint --noout {} \;
2011-01-25 18:26:57
User: bradbeattie
Functions: find
Tags: xml xmllint
1

If everything validates, there's no output. Can be handy to run on a cron job set up to email output.

vimlint(){ eval $(xmllint --noout "$1" 2>&1 | awk -F: '/parser error/{print "vim \""$1"\" +"$2; exit}'); }
2010-06-23 15:55:02
User: putnamhill
Functions: awk eval
1

Validate a file using xmllint. If there are parser errors, edit the file in vim at the line of the first error.

xmllint --noout some.xml 2>&1 >/dev/null || exit 1