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Joined: Sep 26, 2007
Apr 08, 2008 23:28:00
I have 2
called TestServlet1 and TestServlet2.
In the first
, I write either of the following statements that would forward the page to TestServlet2.
dispatch = request.getRequestDiaspatcher("TestServlet2");
dispatch = request.getRequestDiaspatcher("/TestServlet2");
Could you please tell me if there is any difference between the above statements. Does that slash ("/") make any difference to anything?
Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Apr 09, 2008 00:05:00
A path beginning with "/" is relative to the application context, whereas a path not beginning with "/" is relative to the current request.
Application : /myapp
Request : /myapp/registerUser
If you forward to "/home", the request will map to "/myapp/home". If you forward to "home", the request will map to "myapp/registerUser/home".
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