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Old 02-06-2014, 12:14 PM   #1
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XMLLINT problem

I have an XML file that look like this - let us call it decision.xml

<DecisionVal>MyDomain:My program:Long name of decision about 50 characters:My view:My version</DecisionVal>

Now when I say grep (without any arguments) inside the shell of xmllint, it outputs a shortened form of the DecisionVal contents.

What should I do to get the entire contents? I have used --huge option, and also the --nocompact option

ie -> xmllint -shell --huge --nocompact decision.xml
followed by grep
Old 02-07-2014, 12:01 PM   #2
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grep does not work correctly with XML's
how about switching to Sanjo's bgrep? its grep but with support for xml/php/cgi and so on.....
should be available in testing repo....


shell, short, string, truncate, xmllint

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