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How to get the url-pattern of a servlet ?

qzlmk lmklq

Joined: Mar 22, 2006
Posts: 1
Hi all,

I have defined a servlet-mapping in the web.xml of my webapp:

I want to retrieve the url-pattern of a specific servlet from another one.

For instance, from a method of my_servlet I want to obtain the url-pattern corresponding to my_servlet_bis

I try to use the ServletContext but I don't find a way to do this...

Any idea ?
[ March 22, 2006: Message edited by: qzlmk lmklq ]
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"qzlmk lmklq",

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Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

A servlet can have zero, one, or many url-patterns mapped to it.
There are methods in HttpServletRequest for finding out which URL was used for each particular request but the servlet itself has no way of knowing which URL patterns have been mapped to it.

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