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how to access the servlet's context in a different file?

Peter Primrose
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Hi guys,

In my startup manger class I'm loading some important information in which I would like to use later.

Say I have just loaded some information from a file "fileInformation"
and I would like to access this information in the application.

I did this:


How can I refer to the fileInfo when I'm in a different class?
say:



obviously, i don't have access to the servletContext?

anyone?
Bear Bibeault
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You'd handle this just as you would in any other Java application. When one object has info that another object needs, the data needs to be passed to the other object.
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Peter Primrose
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ok, so one way to do that is to pass it to a static class (maybe build a HashMap and store it) but I wonder if there's any way to access the servletContext?

thanks
Bear Bibeault
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Who said anything about a static class?
Ulf Dittmer
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You could pass a reference to the context in the PokerFacade constructor, or add a setter for it.


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Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Originally posted by Peter Primrose:

obviously, i don't have access to the servletContext?

anyone?


Then you cannot access the object bound to servletContext


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