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xdmp:filesystem-file

xdmp:filesystem-file(
   $pathname as xs:string
) as xs:string

Summary

Reads a file from the filesystem. The file at the specified path must be UTF-8 encoded. This function is typically used for text files; for binary files, consider using the xdmp:external-binary function.

Parameters
$pathname Pathname of the file to be read.

Required Privileges

http://marklogic.com/xdmp/privileges/xdmp-filesystem-file

Example

xdmp:filesystem-file("/etc/motd")
=> contents of /etc/motd

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