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Re: [libvirt] PATCH: Add a tool virt-xml-validate



On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 11:37:57AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 05:29:52PM +0200, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 01:57:06PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 02:42:08PM +0200, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > > 
> > > Well its not part of any libvirt API, and I don't want to require a 
> > > libvirt connection in order to use it. We've got alot of other virt-XXX
> > > commands so I think its nicer to keep it separate. 
> > 
> >   Right, I tend to think of virsh a bit too much as the generic toolbox
> > maybe it should not end up like xmllint ;-)
> > 
> > > >  Hum, that doesn't really work in the general case, you can have
> > > > plenty of stuff on the two first lines like the xml declaration
> > > > or comments, or stylesheet PI ...
> > > 
> > > I figured no one ever uses that stuff  ;-P
> > 
> >   It's true that we don't preserve and save back comments so ...
> > 
> > > >   Instead I would use the streaming debug output to get the
> > > > information whithout guess from the parser itself:
> > > > 
> > > >     xmllint --stream --debug  $XMLFILE 2>/dev/null | grep "^0 1 " | awk
> > > >     '{ print $3 }'
> > > > 
> > > > the root top level element will show up as 0 1 foo ... and there should
> > > > be only one per document :-)
> > > 
> > > Will change it to do that instead.
> > 
> >   It's just a tad bit  nicer IMHO,
> 
> Ok, here's the updated patch I'll apply shortly.

Committed along with a fix to the Makefile.am for EXTRA_DIST and adding
it to the RPM specfile.

Daniel
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