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From Li <ampyx...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Writing files accessible from a browser
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 06:29:53 GMT
if you have apache server, you can write file to its home dir, and then use
http://<youdomain>/<image_dir>/image_name.suffix to view.

On 8/7/06, Romain Quilici <r.quilici@chem.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been reading several messages about writing files inside a web
> application, but I found no answer regarding my problem.
>
> I need to write files on the file system that can be accessible with a
> browser(I write images).
>
> - The most reliable solution I found was to use the webapp's tmp
> directory, unfortunately this directory is not accessible with a URL.
>
> - Another solution would be to write these images under my webapp
> root(or in another place under my webapp). But it seems that this
> approach does not work with webapps deployed in a war file.
> Indeed you cannot write inside wars like this.
>
> I don't want to rely on some hardcoded solutions. There is still the
> possibility to pass the absolute path to the directory (let's say
> TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/myimages/) and later, use inside my JSP
> <request.getContextPath()/../myimages/image1.jpg>, but I think this
> solution won't work in many configurations
>
> Thanks a lot for your help
> Regards
> Romain
>
>
>
>
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