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how to retrieve the webapp directory without using ServletContex

 
Meir Yan
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Hello all
i need to find out dynamically in which webapp directory my webapp running but , i can't use ServletContex for that (dont ask ...)
is there any way to find out ?
 
Ben Souther
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No.

Furthermore, even with the methods provided by the ServletContext object, it is not always possible to find the directory dynamically because web applications are not required to be run from a directory.

You said not to ask so I won't but if you can tell us what it is that you're trying to accomplish maybe someone can suggest an alternate approach.
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