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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: PropertiesConfiguration returning duplicate values from
Date Tue, 30 Mar 2010 06:00:23 GMT
The constructor called load once because you specified the file name.  From what I can from
the code every time you call load you are going to get another set of the properties.


On Mar 29, 2010, at 2:56 PM, Allen, Justin wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm looking to get some insight on why I'm getting some unexpected
> output from the method getList() from the class PropertiesConfiguration
> as part of the commons-configuration-1.6 java lib.
> 
> This line of code produces duplicate values in the returned list loaded
> from my applications property file:
> 
> PropertiesConfiguration myAppProps= new
> PropertiesConfiguration(MY_APP_FILE);
> myAppProps.load();
> MyController ctrl = MyController.getInstance();
> ctrl.setAlertOnLamb(myAppProps.getBoolean("foo.fighter"));
> ctrl.setAlertOnRpe(myAppProps.getBoolean("bar.high"));
> ctrl.setMyBazNamesList(myAppProps.getList("baz.names"));
> 
> System.out.println("This is the baz list: " +
> myAppProps.getList("baz.names"));
> 
> 
> Application Output is:
> 
> This is the baz list: [larry, curly, moe, larry, curly, moe]
> 
> 
> This is the underlying property file which is loaded by the
> PropertiesConfiguration class:
> 
> #############################################################
> # Properties Configuration File for myApp
> #############################################################
> 
> #Set this value for foo
> foo.fighter = false
> 
> #Set this value for bar
> bar.high = false
> 
> #List of baz names
> baz.names = larry, curly, moe
> 
> 
> 
> Any reason why this would produce a list with duplicate entries? This
> doesn't appear to be normal behavior according to the documentation on
> this class. Let me know if there is any more information I can provide
> to clarify this bug, I'm getting.
> 
> Thanks for looking into this,
> 
> Justin Allen
> 
> 
> 


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