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From trojansnake12 <boppn...@swbell.net>
Subject RE: Debian Tomcat Fail
Date Thu, 28 May 2009 21:51:28 GMT

Sorry, this code was provided to me by a graduate student (I'm a lowly
freshman).  Still very new to all of this, I'll look into that.


Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
> 
>> From: trojansnake12 [mailto:boppnick@swbell.net]
>> Subject: RE: Debian Tomcat Fail
>> 
>> File myGifImage = new File("../webapps/geosim/WEB-INF/images/test.jpg");
> 
> Very bad form.  The servlet container (Tomcat) is under no obligation to
> provide *any* access to the underlying file system (if there is one),
> other than to a scratch area.  You should be using
> ServletContext.getResourceAsStream() rather than expecting File objects to
> work.
> 
>  - Chuck
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