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Maneesh Chauahn
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Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 48
Hi All,
I have a webapplication that contains the some html files and images. These html files and images are the part of the build. I would like to place
these html files and images outside the webapplication build.
Let supposer
C:\StaticResources ---> Contains the HTML files and Images
C:\usr\Tomcat\webapps\webapplication --> is the path of the webapplication

So can it possible that jsp which are presented in the web-application directly points to html files and images files. I know that
by using the Java File Stream i can access the same .

Is there any support in the servlet that can directly access the same

Regards,
Maneesh Chauhan
Raghavan Muthu
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Joined: Apr 20, 2006
Posts: 3344

I think it might be possible by using the APIs and by passing the absolute URI.

But then, it is better and suggestable for portability reasons (to avoid dependencies), to keep the static (html files and images) *as a part of the web application* (Inside WAR file).

HtH.


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Ben Souther
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Duplicate of:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/364517/Servlets/java/context-xml-Help-Needed

Maneesh Chauahn,
Please do not ask the same question multiple times.
Doing so creates confusion and makes people less likely to want to help you.


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