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From Sergey Beryozkin <>
Subject Re: Issues with @Context injected fields in ExceptionMapper
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2009 22:04:49 GMT


It's been fixed, in 2.1.4/2.2 snapshots, thanks for tracing the problem and
suggesting a fix...

Cheers, Sergey

Tong, Gary (FID) wrote:
> Hello,
> There seem to be issues with @Context-injected fields in ExceptionMapper,
> where it throws an NPE with this:
> public class MyMapper implements ExceptionMapper<Exception> {
>   @Context
>   private HttpServletRequest request;
>   public Response toResponse(Exception ex) {
>     System.out.println(request.getRequestURI()); // NPE happens here.
>     return Response.ok().build();
>   }
> }
> The request is a ThreadLocalHttpServletRequest, but there is nothing in
> the thread local.
> As far as I can tell, the flow is:
> JAXRSInvoker.invoke: InjectionUtils.injectContextFields(...) injects from
> exchange.getInMessage() into various threadlocals.
> JAXRSInvoker.invoke: result = invoke(...) throws a fault because the
> service throws an exception
> JAXRSInvoker.invoke: JAXRSUtils.convertFaultToResponse(ex.getCause())
> handles the fault
> JAXRSUtils.convertFaultToResponse:
> ProviderFactory.getInstance().createExceptionMapper(ex.getClass(), new
> MessageImpl()) sends a blank MessageImpl into the exception mapper init
> method.
> ProviderFactory.createExceptionMapper:
> InjectionUtils.injectContextFields(...) injects from the blank Message
> object into the various threadlocals on the ExceptionMapper
> ExceptionMapper.toResponse: Retrieves the threadlocal and gets an NPE.
> One way to fix this would be to add a Message argument to
> JAXRSUtils.convertFaultToResponse
> Cheers,
> Gary
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