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Resources context in tomcat

jo das
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I'm using tomcat 5.5.27, and i'm loading some configuration parameters via a standard .ini file into my servlet. the problem i'm having is in wiring up a local context - when i try a System.getProperty("user.dir"), the context appears as a subdirectory of the tomcat installation, ie the bin folder (have tried on a few machines & installs) - but i'd like for it to exist within the directories of the servlet itself. from what i'm reading the context.xml file is defunct now - when i add it, the server tells me it's being ignored. so i'm not sure what i'm missing here? any pointers be very much appreciated!


It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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