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Hibernate XML Configuration file and application path

Posted on 2006-12-01
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I am using firebird's embedded database(or trying to atleast) with my application.  I want to be able to set the path to the database relative to my application for instance normally outside of hibernate i could do something like this:

String dir = System.getProperty("user.dir");
            Connection con = null;
            Driver d = (Driver)Class.forName( "org.firebirdsql.jdbc.FBDriver" ).newInstance();
            con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:firebirdsql:embedded:" +dir + "\\USERDB.FDB", "sysdba", "masterkey");

I can't figure out how i would get hibernate to recognize the working directory of the application in it's xml configuration file I would like to do something similar to below where %ApplicationDIR% would be the application directory.  Is this possible?

<property name="hibernate.connection.url">jdbc:firebirdsql:embedded:%ApplicationDIR%USERDB.FDB</property>
     
           
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Question by:ethnarch
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try using ${ApplicationDIR} instead
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> ApplicationDIR

In order to be able to use it you will need ot define the "ApplicationDIR" parameter somewhere. Are you defining it?
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by:ethnarch
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i actually figured it out, ehh it was pretty simple all i had to do was put

<property name="hibernate.connection.url">jdbc:firebirdsql:embedded:USERDB.FDB</property>

I will try your idea later Ajay and i'll just give you both points for helping thanks anyway though.
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