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loading properties file for a component.

Ritesh Srivastava

Joined: Jul 06, 2005
Posts: 26

I have created a jar file which is going to use a propeties file.
The jar file is placed in C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 5.0\webapps\myApplication\WEB-INF\lib

There is a class in the jar which is trying to load the properties file and then access its values.

I have put the properties file in WEB-INF\classes as well as the root of the folder which is later converted to a jar.

How can I load the properties file? I tried different ways like using Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader().getResourceAsStream and some other wasy.

Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

This page from the Tomcat documentation shows two ways:

Java API J2EE API Servlet Spec JSP Spec How to ask a question... Simple Servlet Examples jsonf
I agree. Here's the link:
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