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Getting the Servlet Context In Jsp

 
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Hi All;

I have the following line in my JSP:

It returns a null where it should return the value of the siteName param from the web.xml.

Why doesn't this work? I looked at the java code compiled from the JSP:

This looks like it should work.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Luke
 
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I was just looking at the generated code for the servlet and noticed a reference to the context is already being created:



This occurs in the jsp service method.

So I changed my JSP to:



But still null value returned. What am I doing wrong?

Luke
 
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How is the siteName param defined in the web.xml?
 
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It is not with in a servlet definition.

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Awww. There is my problem. <content-param>?? What was I thinking?
 
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Luke,

Another tip:

JSP provides a set of implicit object variables for you.
One of them is the 'application' variable.

getServletContext().get....

can be replaced with:

application.get....
 
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