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Re^3: Print out an XML file to browser

by virtualsue (Vicar)
on Feb 20, 2007 at 05:56 UTC ( #601030=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Print out an XML file to browser
in thread Print out an XML file to browser

Two things:
  1. If you know you want to output xml, then print header('text/xml'); is a lot simpler.
  2. Always check to see if your 'open' succeeded. Your error message means that your script didn't open the file.
#!/usr/local/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use CGI qw(:standard); use CGI::Carp qw(fatalsToBrowser); print header('text/xml'); my $file = "/some/file.xml"; open(XMLFILE, $file) or die "Failed to open $file, $!"; while (<XMLFILE>){ print; }

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Re^4: Print out an XML file to browser
by lakeTrout (Scribe) on Feb 20, 2007 at 06:58 UTC
    Thanks Virtualse

    The above code seems to work but I get a bad headder error. It "works" mening in prints by hand, just not to the browser. What might cause that?
Re^4: Print out an XML file to browser
by been42 (Curate) on Feb 20, 2007 at 14:55 UTC
    Thanks for the correction. I thought I remembered that it was something simple, but I guess I just skipped over that in the docs when I looked.

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