If you've been following my previous posts, you'll notice that I had a problem of trying to load a properties file (stored under WEB-INF), until I edited my build script and made it place the log4j.properties file under WEB-INF/classes, and then used the following code to load in the properties file:
Although, this works for loading property files into my webapp's CLASSPATH, my new question (just for those who think that I am trying to post the same question twice, which I am not), is this:
I also have a servlet which uses init params to load & parse XML config files (which are located under: %TOMCAT_HOME%/mywebapp/WEB-INF/ )
My new question is:
How do I use the getResourceAsStream() method to load this particular XML file which is not located under WEB-INF/classes? Its located under just WEB-INF.
Also is there a way to convert this InputStream into a File?
Here's my original piece of code (which works when undeployWars="true", I am trying to get it to work when undeployWars="false"):
What I thought I could do was something like this inside the try / catch:
Now, the problem is... I think that there will be definitely be a pathing issue for WEB-INF/attributes-config.xml when using getResourceAsStream() (I am guessing because of my attempts with the Log4jInitServlet postings). Also, how would one convert an InputStream to a File?
How to convert "is" and "xmlConfigFile"?
JD [ December 22, 2006: Message edited by: James Dekker ]