bash: how run script when file is put into folger and how parse xml file via bash

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Mon Jul 12 18:35:21 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 14:45:32 +0200,
  Dario Lesca <d.lesca at> wrote:
> b) the file is a simple xml and I must parser it and convert it to a csv
> file with bash script.
> For b) now I use grep+sed+awk, but I'm looking for a best and more solid
> method for extract only some specific field from the file.

You can use xsltproc with an appropriate style sheet. I used this to parse
some xml output from svn for building snapshots for colossus. I didn't find
the documentation on using style sheets for processing xml all that great
but was able to get that simple case to work.

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