Re: [xml] xmllint: accept XML input from stdin, please

Ah, the dash. "xmllint [options] -", it's right there at the top of the man page. For some reason, I couldn't grep it :P

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:26 AM, Alex Bligh <alex alex org uk> wrote:

On 2 Jun 2014, at 07:06, Andrew Pennebaker wrote:

> xmllint would play much more nicely with other Unix tools if XML could be piped into stdin when needed. Could the next version add this feature?

It can and has been able to for a good while.

$ xmllint --version
xmllint: using libxml version 20627
   compiled with: Threads Tree Output Push Reader Patterns Writer SAXv1 FTP HTTP DTDValid HTML Legacy C14N Catalog XPath XPointer XInclude Iconv ISO8859X Unicode Regexps Automata Expr Schemas Schematron Modules Debug Zlib
$ echo '<hello><there/></hello>' | xmllint --format -
<?xml version="1.0"?>

Alex Bligh


Andrew Pennebaker

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