XML and shell scripting (94 Views)
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Robert Lewis_2
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Registered: ‎01-04-2001
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XML and shell scripting

Good morning!

Is anyone out there using shell scripting to parse XML? How about using an XSL style sheets in a shell script? Is that even possible? What I am wanting to do is use an XSL stylesheet to display data from my database (through an SQL / XML query) to clients via my Apache server. Any help is appreciated, thanks! :)

Robert Lewis
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harry d brown jr
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Re: XML and shell scripting


writing an xml parser in any shell scripting is crazy and a huge waste of computing resources. I suggest perl (5.8) and some add on modules found here:

http://search.cpan.org/search?query=xml&mode=all

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