developerWorks: Config File Processing with LibXML2
May 28, 2006, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Dougall, Nicholas Chase)
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"XML is a great choice for well-developed, highly interoperable
applications and, as such, it is becoming more and more common both
for data storage and for configuration file management. This
article explores an example application that uses XML (Extensible
Markup Language) as the format for its configuration file as a way
of showing you how you can use XML in your own UNIX applications.
The sample application is written in Perl and uses Perl modules
based on the Gnome project's LibXML2 library..."