xmlmerge(1) Command line tool for merging XML snippets from multiple files


xmlmerge [options] <input file(s)>


The xmlmerge command collects XML snippets scattered to multiple files and merges them into one big XML tree.

This tool is used by the build process of AqBanking to merge HBCI segment definitions from several files into one big XML file.



Try to keep the merged XML data compact.


Add a XML header to the merged XML data.

--help, -h

Output a short usage hint.

--logfile LOGFILE

Write log messages to the file LOGFILE. You need to select the logging type "logfile" for this option having any impact. See also option "--logtype" for more information.

--loglevel LOGLEVEL

Select the desired log level. Valid values are emergency, alert, critical, error, warning, notice, info, debug and verbous.

--logtype LOGTYPE

Select the desired logging type. Valid values are console, file and syslog.


Write the resulting XML tree to the file OUTFILE. If this option is omitted the result is written to the standard output.


enable verbose output.


-V: Output the version of the xmlmerge tool.


There are now known bugs at the time of writing this manual page.


Copyright (C) Martin Preuß. Free use of this software is granted under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

The manpage was composed by Micha Lenk and converted by the nifty tool AsciiDoc into a manpage.


Micha Lenk <[email protected]>