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How to get this directory into my classpath?

Dave Alvarado
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Joined: Jul 02, 2008
Posts: 436

This may be better directed for another forum, but I'll start here. I'm using WL 9.2.2. I have a bunch of properties files I need to reference from my WAR file using ClassLoader's "getResourceAsStream". Problem is, I can't add the directory where the properties files live as a command line option to WL start up -- bureaucratic company policy.

Is there another way I can incorporate that directory into my classpath at run time?

Thanks, - Dave
Freddy Wong
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If you're able to read the properties files from the classpath. You can put them in the WEB-INF/classes.

Hope this helps.

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Mike McAngus

Joined: Jun 04, 2005
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I have a similar issue. I need a work directory where my application can dynamically create and compile java classes. This directory needs to be in the classpath of the application so that the classes can be compiled with the jars that are included in my .war.

Any idea how one adds an external directory to the classpath of a web application run from a .war file in WebLogic 9.2.2?
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