Java-Gaming.org Hi !
Featured games (81)
games approved by the League of Dukes
Games in Showcase (513)
Games in Android Showcase (119)
games submitted by our members
Games in WIP (576)
games currently in development
News: Read the Java Gaming Resources, or peek at the official Java tutorials
 
    Home     Help   Search   Login   Register   
Pages: [1]
  ignore  |  Print  
  Relative Paths in Java, omg  (Read 1309 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Offline Cero
« Posted 2007-11-13 21:08:09 »

Ok I just figured out that, what seemed to be a relative path is in reality the relative path of the starting program.
For instance:

We suppose, I got a directory: "D:/Java/Project"
in this dirrectory, there are .class files, .java files and folders which holds data like music and graphics.
normaly in all my classes the path goes like this:
for example the audio class : load every audio file from "audio/" + specific audio file name
until now everything like that worked, but only because I started the Project from within this very directory.

Assuming I got  in "D:\Java" a batch file, that starts my project, like this: "java -cp ./Project MyClass"
if I run it, my code suddenly looks at "D:/Java/audio" for audio files instead of "D:/Java/Project/audio"

which means the relative path is in reality the relative path of the starting program and not from the class itself.

So how could I possibly get a relative path, telling my program, my audio class for instance again "stay where this class file is, then go to audio/ and there you got your audio files", regardless at where I start my project ?

Online Riven
« League of Dukes »

JGO Overlord


Medals: 816
Projects: 4
Exp: 16 years


Hand over your head.


« Reply #1 - Posted 2007-11-13 21:18:50 »

Applications normally use the registry for that (or something comparable)


Take a look at the Preferences class. (google a bit)

Hi, appreciate more people! Σ ♥ = ¾
Learn how to award medals... and work your way up the social rankings
Offline cylab

JGO Ninja


Medals: 52



« Reply #2 - Posted 2007-11-13 21:21:16 »

Just load your resources from the classpath.

Mathias - I Know What [you] Did Last Summer!
Games published by our own members! Check 'em out!
Legends of Yore - The Casual Retro Roguelike
Offline oNyx

JGO Coder


Medals: 2


pixels! :x


« Reply #3 - Posted 2007-11-14 11:20:48 »

>load every audio file from "audio/" + specific audio file name

Use "/audio/" instead. That makes it relative to all roots (directories and jars) in the cp.

弾幕 ☆ @mahonnaiseblog
Pages: [1]
  ignore  |  Print  
 
 
You cannot reply to this message, because it is very, very old.

 

Add your game by posting it in the WIP section,
or publish it in Showcase.

The first screenshot will be displayed as a thumbnail.

Longarmx (39 views)
2014-10-17 03:59:02

Norakomi (30 views)
2014-10-16 15:22:06

Norakomi (24 views)
2014-10-16 15:20:20

lcass (28 views)
2014-10-15 16:18:58

TehJavaDev (57 views)
2014-10-14 00:39:48

TehJavaDev (58 views)
2014-10-14 00:35:47

TehJavaDev (48 views)
2014-10-14 00:32:37

BurntPizza (64 views)
2014-10-11 23:24:42

BurntPizza (36 views)
2014-10-11 23:10:45

BurntPizza (78 views)
2014-10-11 22:30:10
Understanding relations between setOrigin, setScale and setPosition in libGdx
by mbabuskov
2014-10-09 22:35:00

Definite guide to supporting multiple device resolutions on Android (2014)
by mbabuskov
2014-10-02 22:36:02

List of Learning Resources
by Longor1996
2014-08-16 10:40:00

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-08-05 19:33:27

Resources for WIP games
by CogWheelz
2014-08-01 16:20:17

Resources for WIP games
by CogWheelz
2014-08-01 16:19:50

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-07-31 16:29:50

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-07-31 16:26:06
java-gaming.org is not responsible for the content posted by its members, including references to external websites, and other references that may or may not have a relation with our primarily gaming and game production oriented community. inquiries and complaints can be sent via email to the info‑account of the company managing the website of java‑gaming.org
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Managed by Enhanced Four Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!