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MessageResource vs init-parm

Chris Pat
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Joined: Aug 27, 2005
Posts: 156
Hello
I need to store the path to a file and retrieve it in a Struts Action class.
I assume I cant use a messageresource, but I can retrieve it from a servlet
with <context><param-name>...</context> and getServletContext.
getInitParmameter(""). But cant see what different method to use to do it in an Action class. What is the correct approach and syntax? Thank you.
alan do
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Joined: Apr 14, 2005
Posts: 354
simple external properties file (resource bundle), the simple and classic way of getting a fixed environment value. this makes it independent of struts thus you can access it from anywhere in your app.


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