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Physical Path of a file

Anoosh Rahman

Joined: Dec 07, 2000
Posts: 5
Please help me..
How can i get the physical path of a file from JSP/servlet
request.getPathInfo() and request.getPathTranslated() giving me null...
Thnaks in advance
eric clark

Joined: Jan 18, 2001
Posts: 16
prolly ya could create a temp file and use it to determine your absolute path and delete it after?
String tempName = "foo";
File temp = new File(tempName);
String path = temp.getAbsolutePath();
String path = path.substring(0, path.indexof(tempName));
something this way should werk, grtx
[This message has been edited by eric clark (edited February 14, 2001).]
Anoosh Rahman

Joined: Dec 07, 2000
Posts: 5
Thank you.. eric clark for your fast response,
it does not give the actual physical path..
I have got the correct answer
using the getRealPath() of servletContext
it's working fine
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