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path related problem

Samith Nambiar
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
Posts: 147
<%@ include file="header.html" %>
is it necessary that header.html should be present in the same directory as the jsp file?
i get an error when i use a context relative path
for example :
Context Name : demo
JSP directory : demo/web/jsp
HTML directory : demo/web/html
the following code gives me an error
<%@ include file="/demo/web/html/header.html" %>
why is this so?
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17417

That's because the context is relative to the URL, not to the web app path. A Context is part of the URL name, which is mapped to a directory path in the web.xml file.
For the case you've listed, try:
<%@ include file="/web/html/header.hml" %>

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