[jdom-interest] Manipulating a very large XML file

Elias Ross eross at m-Qube.com
Thu Jan 20 17:49:10 PST 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-20 at 14:37, Srinivasan Pillai wrote:

> Hi all,
> We have a large XML file (around 5 GB) that should be modified based on
> certain business rules. What parser can be used other than DOM ? Is it
> possible to  create a tree structure just for the segment that should be
> modified ?

I would use an XML Pull Parser.  I wrote one before they were
fashionable for working with large documents over the network.


Unfortunately modification would require the data to be copied once

You can use external entities and import them into your XML document.

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