node:unlink

March 26, 2020

Name

node:unlink — Unlink an XML node from its DOM container

Synopsis

require('xml');

node:unlink();

Description

Unlink an XML node from its DOM container. Call this function when you wish to save the node prior to its container being garbage collected. This function returns the XML node object.

local doc = xml.parsexml([[<doc><item/></doc>]]);
local node = doc:root();
local node = node:unlink();

See Also

xml.parsexml