Ah, this is a good tip, will try it out!

thanks
Paul


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by Fawzib Rojas Oct 11, 2011; 03:23pm :: Rate this Message: - Use ratings to moderate (?)

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If you run Tomcat from said folder (C:\Program Files\Apache Software
Foundation\apache-tomcat-7.0.22\) all u need is to find the current
working directory.

I think System.out.println(new File(".").getAbsolutePath()) will print
the working directory. It will have the "." at the end (at least in
windows), remember to remove it.

On 10/11/2011 1:28 PM, Paul Joseph wrote:
> Hi Andy,
>
> Thank you very much for your crystal clear explanation, I get it now.
>
> Following your suggestion, I traced back the code and find that the
> function below is the culprit.  I wrote it in an attempt to return the
> "root directory" of the Tomcat application, and it has somehow managed
> to work in 32 bit Tomcat over numerous installations.
>