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XML comparison

Gajanan Kulkarni

Joined: Dec 29, 2005
Posts: 11

I have 2 XMLs which I need to compare and identify their differences in a J2EE application.

I have used Diff & DetailedDiff classes from xmlunit. like
Diff myDiff = new Diff(beforeXML, afterXML);
DetailedDiff dd = new DetailedDiff(myDiff);
List differenceList = dd.getAllDifferences();

2 problems
1. Non-Complex elements with more than 1 occurrances are not getting compared properly
e.g beforeXML contains

and afterXML contains

then this comparion is not happening correctly

2. In addition to these does anybody know way to exclude some elements from comparison. I can specify list of elements those shouldnt be compared?

any suggestions are welcome
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