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From Jacob Kjome <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: XML Parsing Question
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2004 21:23:22 GMT
Or use something like XMLTask...
http://www.oopsconsultancy.com/software/xmltask/index.html


Jake

Quoting bhaskar_karambelkar@freddiemac.com:

> This is what I have been doing to arrange my data in XML files. Its a bit
> crooked way of organizing data but
> it is read very easily and readily available in properties.
> e.g. in your case I would change the format of the XML file to something
> like this.
>
> <servers>
>         <server1>Machine1</server1>
>         <server2>Machine2</server2>
> </servers>
> <serverdetails>
>         <Machine1>
>         <ip>172.16.1.24</ip>
>         <JVM1>
>         <scripts>
>              <jvmStop>jvm1_stopscript.sh</jvmStop>
>              <jvmStart>jvm1_startscript.sh</jvmStart>
>         </scripts>
>         </JVM1>
>         <JVM3>
>         <scripts>
>              <jvmStop>jvm3_stopscript.sh</jvmStop>
>              <jvmStart>jvm3_startscript.sh</jvmStart>
>         </scripts>
>         </JVM3>
>         </Machine1>
>         <Machine2>
>         <Machine2>
> </serverdetails>
>
> Notice that the data in <server> becomes the tag in <serverdetail> also to
> uniquely identify different JVMs , you
> have to make the JVM1 from attribute to a tag.
>
> Now to access this code
> <xmlproperty file="XMLFIle" semanticattributes="true"/>
>
> this will create properties e.g. servers.server1=Machine1 ,
> serverdetails.Machine1.ip=172...
>
> For accessing specific machine details, the machine name has to come from
> outside and you can
> use the property-copy task in ant-contrib
> For itterating over all machines, use the for or for-each task of
> ant-contrib.
>
> This way you will have a very clean code.
> all the best
> bhaskar
>
>
>
> Hello:
>
> I am trying to figure out how to handle the data being passed to me by my
> IT
> department.  They finally agreed to send me an xml document (see snippet
> below) and that should have made my life much simpler.
>
> Maybe I should describe what I'm trying to do:
> I am attempting to stop multiple resin jvm's on a given server.  The xml
> document I am getting from IT looks like:
> <servers>
>     <server>
>         <name>Machine1</name>
>         <ip>172.16.1.24</ip>
>         <jvm name="JVM1">
>         <scripts>
>              <jvmStop>jvm1_stopscript.sh</jvmStop>
>              <jvmStart>jvm1_startscript.sh</jvmStart>
>         </scripts>
>         </jvm>
>         <jvm name="JVM3">
>         <scripts>
>              <jvmStop>jvm3_stopscript.sh</jvmStop>
>              <jvmStart>jvm3_startscript.sh</jvmStart>
>         </scripts>
>         </jvm>
>     </server>
>     <server>
>         <name>Machine2</name>
>         <ip>172.16.1.25</ip>
>         <jvm name="JVM2">
>         <scripts>
>              <jvmStop>jvm2_stopscript.sh</jvmStop>
>              <jvmStart>jvm2_startscript.sh</jvmStart>
>         </scripts>
>         </jvm>
>     </server>
> </servers>
>
> I've tried the task that Peter Reilly attached to one of the emails about
> a
> month ago for an XPath iterator but I can't seem to get it to work with
> the
> current ant-contrib tasks.  I've also thought about doing this with the
> xslt
> task but that also seems like a headache (I can get a comma delimited
> property for the different jvm names on a given server and then another
> xslt
> step to actually pull out the script names that I will then execute -- but
> that just seems clunky).
>
> Has anyone else run into this type of problem or have some other solution
> that I'm missing?  Any recommendations on the xml document (I can get IT
> to
> change it if needed).  The number of servers/jvms will change depending on
> any number of factors so it's not always just going to be 2 machines and 3
> jvms...
>
> In advance, my hair thanks you (I've been pulling it out all morning
> trying
> to grasp how to handle this!).
> Thanks,
> Brent
>
>
>
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