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File root config problem

Anthony Smith
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Joined: Sep 10, 2001
Posts: 285
Let's say I got a server
Annd I have a page that posts to a servlet
In my servlet I have
getServletContext().getRequestDispatcher(viewTemplate).forward(req, res);
where viewTemplate = "/thankyou.jsp"
Now thankyou.jsp is located here
Now if I user that forward it tries to look for:
I do nto want to hardcode the /forms/new inside of my viewTemplate, becasue the names of the paths might change, but the structure will still be the same.
How do I code it where it knows to forward to
and not to without hardcoding.
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

check your other post

so, the answer is to use:


and remove the leading '/'
I agree. Here's the link:
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