hxunpipe - convert output of hxpipe back to XML format
hxunpipe [ -b ] [ file-or-URL ]
hxunpipe takes the output of hxpipe(1) (or of onsgmls(1))
and turns it back into XML/SGML mark-up.
The following options are supported:
- Normally, hxunpipe assumes the input was made by hxpipe, i.e., the
input may contain character entities but will never contain SGML/XML
delimiters (<>&"') that need to be escaped. When the input
was made by (o)nsgmls, however, the entities will have been expanded and
the input may contain SGML/XML delimiters. The option -b causes
hxunpipe to look for those delimiters and escape them:
"<" as "<", ">" as
">", "&" as "&",
""" as """ and "'" as
The following operand is supported:
- The name or URL of an HTML file. If absent, standard input is read
The following exit values are returned:
- Successful completion.
- > 0
- An error occurred in the input.
To use a proxy to retrieve remote files, set the environment variables
http_proxy and ftp_proxy. E.g.,
Not all syntax errors in the input are recognized.
hxunpipe can currently only retrieve remote files over
HTTP. It doesn't handle password-protected files, nor files whose content
depends on HTTP "cookies."