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using getResourceAsStream() in Servlet

 
bhupesh belchandan
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hi......

I want to read xml files stored in resources folder of my web application,
so I am using servlet's getResourcesAsStream() which return InputStream,
but I am not getting the Stream of the xml file and getting a NullPointerException.

please help to solve this.....!

Thank you..
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

What are you passing in as the parameter? Where is the file located?
[ October 06, 2008: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
 
Jerwin Louise Uy
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Based on the javadoc of ServletContext, the only way it will return null is if the resource does not exist in the path you supplied.

Please verify the the resource your are trying to load exists. If it does, then verify if you are passing the correct parameters.

The rules governing the path of the parameter in this function is referred to in the getResource function of the ServletContext. Please refer to the javadoc.

javax.servlet.ServletContext

Usually, it should start with "/" and should be relative to the current context root where the ServletContext object is created by the container.

Regards.
 
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