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From Tim Funk <funk...@joedog.org>
Subject Re: Reading text file in classpath and web app
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2004 14:12:20 GMT
How does it open the file? The solution  might be as easy as dropping the 
config file in WEB-INF/classes/(optional package heirarchy)

-Tim

Andi Reinbrech wrote:

> Hi, I have an Axis web application, which calls a 3rd party API.
> 
> This API opens up a text file, emapi.cfg, which needs to be a) on the
> CLASSPATH and b) readable.  I know web apps aren't supposed to open IO
> files, but this is unfortunately something I can't do anything about, as
> Iona Orbix/CORBA insists on this config file.
> 
> I eventually got it working with the Tomcat shipped with the JWSDP1-3, after
> putting the text file in the bin\ directory, but this does not work for
> Tomcat 5.
> 
> I have changed Tomcat's setclasspath.bat to include the path to this file,
> but it keeps on exiting with a java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException.
> Tomcat 5 ALWAYS gives this stupid exception.  The older version of Tomcat
> with JWSDP1-3 at least gave the exception description.
> 
> I have no idea where to start looking -  I have:
> 
> 1) Changed the .policy file
> 2) Copied emapi.cfg *everywere*, bin\, WEB-INF, classes, common, shared,
> lib, endorsed and nothing works
> 


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