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How on earth do I use this script

by diamondsandperls (Beadle)
on Sep 27, 2012 at 19:24 UTC ( #996071=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
diamondsandperls has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Once upon a time I used the script provided at the below link for parsing xml to something easier in order to pull out refs. I did not save my command line syntax and for whatever reason or another I can no longer get this to work properly. Any help is appreciated.

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Re: How on earth do I use this script
by remiah (Hermit) on Sep 27, 2012 at 22:00 UTC


    I tried this but I saw this script works just fine. How do you invoke the program? I did like this.

    perl target.xml SOMETHING 1
    With XML::Twig, similar things would go like this.
    use strict;use warnings; use XML::Twig; my $xmlfile=$ARGV[0]; my $values_flag=$ARGV[0] || 0; my $twig =XML::Twig->new( twig_handlers => {'//*' => sub { my($twig,$elt)=@_; if ( $elt->descendants == 1 ){ print $elt->path; print " := " . $elt->first_child_text if ( $values_fla +g ); print "\n"; } } }, )->parsefile($xmlfile);

      thanks got it to go

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