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From Glenn Nielsen <gl...@mail.more.net>
Subject Re: How to specify the location of a properties file.
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2002 22:47:09 GMT
Put the properties file in the /WEB-INF/classes directory and
use ResourceBundle.getBundle("foo");  The name of the properties
file without ".properties.

Regards,

Glenn


Niaz Habib wrote:
> Justin,
> 
> I am facing the same problem. Your approach seems to be an elegent one.
> Would you mind eleborating on the idea a little bit more. Some code snippet
> would definitely be helpful.
> 
> I thank you in advance.
> 
> niaz.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Justin Ruthenbeck" <justinr@nextengine.com>
> To: "Tomcat Users List" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 4:06 PM
> Subject: Re: How to specify the location of a properties file.
> 
> 
> 
>>Shaun --
>>
>>Consider dynamically loading the properties file from your classpath using
>>a class loader.  This way, you can put the files anywhere you please and
>>just include that directory in your classpath (or put them someplace
>>already in your classpath).  If you need more specifics, let me know and
>>I'd be happy to help...
>>
>>justin
>>
>>At 01:00 PM 10/7/2002, you wrote:
>>
>>>I've got a servlet running under Tomcat and I need to read in the
>>
> contents
> 
>>>of a properties file.  There will be different properties files for each
>>>system specified using an init parameter.
>>>
>>>I'm having problems reading this property file at the moment in my java
>>>class as the way I am doing it at the moment always looks where I started
>>>Tomcat from i.e the /bin directory.  I can specify a full path to the
>>
> file
> 
>>>but this is not very system independent and limits me to either Windows
>>
> or
> 
>>>Unix.
>>>
>>>What I need is to specify the location of the file relative to the webapp
>>>directory.  I have tried the url class but it doesn't seem to work, or
>>>maybe it is working but looking in a different place to where my
>>>properties file is.
>>>
>>>Can anyone suggest what I am doing wrong or provide any help on the use
>>
> of
> 
>>>urls in Tomcat?
>>>
>>>Thanks
>>>
>>>
>>>Shaun
>>>
>>
>>
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