[TriLUG] CLI XML diff (and patch?) tools?

Jack Hill jackhill at jackhill.us
Fri Oct 28 12:53:56 EDT 2011

On Fri, 28 Oct 2011, Andy Random wrote:

> Hi,
> Does anybody know of/have a recommendation for a command line based XML diff 
> tool?
> If possible I'd like an XML patch tool as well, but that is less important.
> Preferably something written in Perl/Python/Ruby etc. (or that comes with 
> suitable RHEL 5.x RPMs:)
> I can find several with a web search but they all seem to be defunct (last 
> update 2003 etc.) and I'd really like something that is maintained.
> Any suggestion?
> Thanks,
>  Andy

I haven't used it, but a quick search turns up 
http://www.logilab.org/projects/xmldiff/ . It's packaged in Gentoo, so 
there seems to be at least some interest in it.


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