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refresh ResourceBundle contents

Ted Jenks

Joined: Jun 08, 2001
Posts: 6
Does anyone know of a ResourceBundle implementation that provides a method to refresh the bundle that is backed by a properties file? In other words, force the bundle to load the contents of the properties file again?
Thomas Smets
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Joined: Dec 11, 2001
Posts: 111
Nope you can the ressource bundles are loaded once & they cannot be dereferenced as the VM holds a reference to all the Strings (Keys & Values).

ResourceBundle help I posted earlier on another site. I will keep you informed when my version of the GC RBDL's (Garbage Collectable Resourcebundle) is made available in alpha
Hope to be able to provide you with a correct version for your needs ?

Thomas Smets
Just another developper
I agree. Here's the link:
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