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how to get path of web application in tomcat?

Alvin chew
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Joined: Jan 08, 2004
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hi, how do i get the path of web application folder in java ? i want my system auto detect the current running web application folder , how do i code that ?

i have try



which result me "path :c:\web-inf "

how do i make it to get c:\myrunningweb\web-inf ?

note: assume c:\myrunningweb is the current running web folder ..thank you !!
Malhar Barai
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Joined: Aug 17, 2001
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You can use the getServletContext().getRealPath("/") method...the you will get the real path till your context.

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Malhar Barai
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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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