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From "Will Stranathan" <w...@thestranathans.com>
Subject Re: Finding Resources w/ Tomcat 4.0
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2001 18:58:41 GMT
Your webapp is in a different classloader.  Webapps each get
their own new classloader.

Use something like this:

ClassLoader loader = getClass().getClassLoader();

Will Stranathan

On Wed, 3 Oct 2001 11:49:29 -0700 
 "Haller, Joe" <Joe.Haller@purchasepro.com> wrote:
> I have a class that loads initialization properties
> from a .properties text file in the same directory as the
> class.
> 
> The class resides in
> /TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/myapp/WEB-INF/classes/com/company/app/PropertiesClass.c
> lass
> Properties reside in
> /TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/myapp/WEB-INF/classes/com/company/app/PropertiesFile.pr
> operties
> 
> I have a static initializer in PropertiesClass that
> builds the properties as
> follows:
> 
>       ...
>       ClassLoader loader = ClassLoader.getSystemClassLoader();
>       URL url =
> loader.getResource("com/company/app/PropertiesFile.properties");
>       File file = new File(url.getFile());
>       FileInputStream in = new FileInputStream(file);
>       Properties props = new Properties();
>       props.load(in);
>       ...
> 
> Loading the properties in stand-alone through a test main
> method executes
> correctly:
> 
> i.e.
> 
> /TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/myapp/WEB-INF/classes> java
> com.company.app.PropertiesClass
> 
> However, when I use this class in Tomcat 4.0 the static
> initializer cannot
> find
> the file.  The class is being loaded but the
> .getResource() method in line 2
> above
> is not working correctly.  
> 
> Any ideas here?
> 
> Many thanks.
> J. Haller


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