|-x,-xpath xpath-expr||Evaluate the xpath expression on each file to generate the basename of the new file|
|-d,-dir dir||Specifies a new directory to move the file to|
|-ns namespace||Adds namespace declarations. Required if the xpath expression requires namespaces|
|-f||Force move (deletes target file if it exists)|
|-mkdir||Create parent directories of target if not exists|
|files||List of files to move/rename|
For each file given, the xpath-expr is evaluated with the context of the specified file. The result is cast to a string (equivilent to passing the result to the fn:string() function. This because the new basename of the file.
The full target filename is composed of
[dir][basename][extension]If no [dir] is provided (-d) then the current directory is used
if no [extension] is provided then the extension of the current file is used.
The xpath expression can be used to create part of the destination directory.
Move all xml files to a directory equal to the root element name and base name equal to the text value of the child id element.
If the XML looks like
xmove -mkdir -x 'concat(node-name(/node()),"/",/node()/id)' *.xml
Will move the file to root/123.xml