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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: directory reference
Date Sat, 29 Nov 2003 00:11:55 GMT
The best way is to use ServletContext.getResourceAsStream() to load a file 
from your webapp.  This is portable (and safest) to any servlet container.


Giorgio Franceschetti wrote:

> Hi all,
>   I'd like to create a file with some configuration details for my 
> application.
> I tryed to reference my file like this "./data.txt" and I found it in my 
> tomcat/bin directory.
> Well, I should  have expected this, quite like any other java 
> application points to the executable directory.
> Is there any way to point to my application directory?
> Should I assume a fixed path like tomcat/webapps/myapp    ?
> Thanks in advance,
>    Giorgio 

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