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convert a db blob of xml into a jdom XML object

Christopher Whu
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i inherited a database that has full xml documents stored as blobs. The blobs look very similar to:


is there any easy way to convert this blob info into a jdom xml object? thanks in advance!
Paul Clapham
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If you can convert it to something which JDOM can read from -- like an InputStream, for example -- then yes. And there is a way to get an InputStream from a PreparedStatement; check out the documentation for that class.
Christopher Whu
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TY sir. This helped alot
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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