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Tomcat example source code file (

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Java - Tomcat tags/keywords

http, request, response, servlet, ssiservletrequestutil, ssiservletrequestutil, string, string

The Tomcat source code

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package org.apache.catalina.ssi;

import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import org.apache.catalina.util.RequestUtil;
public class SSIServletRequestUtil {
     * Return the relative path associated with this servlet. Taken from
     * Perhaps this should be put in
     * org.apache.catalina.util somewhere? Seems like it would be widely used.
     * @param request
     *            The servlet request we are processing
    public static String getRelativePath(HttpServletRequest request) {
        // Are we being processed by a RequestDispatcher.include()?
        if (request.getAttribute("javax.servlet.include.request_uri") != null) {
            String result = (String)request
            if (result == null)
                result = (String)request
            if ((result == null) || (result.equals(""))) result = "/";
            return (result);
        // No, extract the desired path directly from the request
        String result = request.getPathInfo();
        if (result == null) {
            result = request.getServletPath();
        if ((result == null) || (result.equals(""))) {
            result = "/";
        return normalize(result);

     * Return a context-relative path, beginning with a "/", that represents
     * the canonical version of the specified path after ".." and "." elements
     * are resolved out. If the specified path attempts to go outside the
     * boundaries of the current context (i.e. too many ".." path elements are
     * present), return <code>null instead. This normalize should be
     * the same as DefaultServlet.normalize, which is almost the same ( see
     * source code below ) as RequestUtil.normalize. Do we need all this
     * duplication?
     * @param path
     *            Path to be normalized
    public static String normalize(String path) {
        if (path == null) return null;
        String normalized = path;
        //Why doesn't RequestUtil do this??
        // Normalize the slashes and add leading slash if necessary
        if (normalized.indexOf('\\') >= 0)
            normalized = normalized.replace('\\', '/');
        normalized = RequestUtil.normalize(path);
        return normalized;

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