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Java: Split XML with multiple roots.

Vakils asked
Last Modified: 2018-03-13
I need to split an xml file which has multiple roots into files having one root. How can I achieve this?
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mccarlIT Business Systems Analyst / Software Developer
Top Expert 2015

Can you provide example of the file that you wish to process? Also, you mention Java in the title, is this what you are looking to implement a solution with? Can you provide some more info on the context of what you are trying to do? i.e. a web app, a console app, one off, etc? Also, is this part of a larger solution of just something standalone?


I do not have to use Java to split file, it can be any tool accessible in Windows, I do have C++. The xml parser is in java(web app), but it will not load because of multiple roots. So I have to split into multiple files based on each root. Then the parser can pick up the file and process. I cannot change parsing code, or the xml structure. I cannot ask vendor to give me multiple files, so I am stuck with splitting the file. Attached is an example with multiple roots. The  loader of portion of java web application picks up the file.
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