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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat6 - Context - aliases
Date Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:49:26 GMT
Léa Massiot wrote:
> Pid * wrote
>> Either they did not, or they selected an alternative based on their
>> use-case.
> I'm sure they did. You'll see below, my requirements are basic.
> 
> 
> Pid * wrote
>> What is your exact requirement? 
> - Users upload files to the server running Tomcat.
> - The Webapp stores these file on the hard disk in some directory which has
> nothing to do neither with the Webapp nor with the Tomcat engine. Let's name
> it "d1".
> - I needed an alias for the directory "d1" to refer to it from inside the
> Webapp.
>   I created a "META-INF/context.xml":
> 
>   <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
>   <Context aliases=&quot;/&lt;an_alias_1>=<d1>">
>   </Context>
> 
> Of course, it works as expected with "Tomcat7".
> 
> I "just" want to do something equivalent which works with "Tomcat6".
> 

this might help, in a container- and version-independent way :
http://jaitechwriteups.blogspot.de/2007/01/how-to-read-properties-file-in-web.html


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