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Tomcat example source code file (

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context, context, hashtable, initialcontextfactory, main, main, name, naming, namingexception, namingexception, object, objectfactory, selectorcontext, selectorcontext, string, util

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import java.util.Hashtable;
import javax.naming.Name;
import javax.naming.Context;
import javax.naming.NamingException;
import javax.naming.spi.ObjectFactory;
import javax.naming.spi.InitialContextFactory;
import org.apache.naming.SelectorContext;
import org.apache.naming.NamingContext;
import org.apache.naming.ContextBindings;

 * Context factory for the "java:" namespace.
 * <p>
 * <b>Important note : This factory MUST be associated with the "java" URL
 * prefix, which can be done by either :
 * <ul>
 * <li>Adding a 
 * java.naming.factory.url.pkgs=org.apache.catalina.util.naming property
 * to the JNDI properties file</li>
 * <li>Setting an environment variable named Context.URL_PKG_PREFIXES with 
 * its value including the org.apache.catalina.util.naming package name. 
 * More detail about this can be found in the JNDI documentation : 
 * {@link javax.naming.spi.NamingManager#getURLContext(java.lang.String, java.util.Hashtable)}.</li>
 * </ul>
 * @author Remy Maucherat
 * @version $Revision: 467222 $ $Date: 2006-10-24 05:17:11 +0200 (mar., 24 oct. 2006) $

public class javaURLContextFactory
    implements ObjectFactory, InitialContextFactory {

    // ----------------------------------------------------------- Constructors

    // -------------------------------------------------------------- Constants

    public static final String MAIN = "initialContext";

    // ----------------------------------------------------- Instance Variables

     * Initial context.
    protected static Context initialContext = null;

    // --------------------------------------------------------- Public Methods

    // -------------------------------------------------- ObjectFactory Methods

     * Crete a new Context's instance.
    public Object getObjectInstance(Object obj, Name name, Context nameCtx,
                                    Hashtable environment)
        throws NamingException {
        if ((ContextBindings.isThreadBound()) || 
            (ContextBindings.isClassLoaderBound())) {
            return new SelectorContext(environment);
        } else {
            return null;

     * Get a new (writable) initial context.
    public Context getInitialContext(Hashtable environment)
        throws NamingException {
        if (ContextBindings.isThreadBound() || 
            (ContextBindings.isClassLoaderBound())) {
            // Redirect the request to the bound initial context
            return new SelectorContext(environment, true);
        } else {
            // If the thread is not bound, return a shared writable context
            if (initialContext == null)
                initialContext = new NamingContext(environment, MAIN);
            return initialContext;


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