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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PropertyType.REFERENCE and Property.getNode results in exception
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2005 16:37:42 GMT
On 10/17/05, Alexandru Popescu <the.mindstorm.mailinglist@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I am trying to traverse some nodes in a repository. I am facing the following problem:
>
> 1/ a Value has the type PropertyType.REFERENCE (jcr:predecessors)
> 2/ according to the spec I should use the Property.getNode() to retrieve the reference
node
>
> Unfortunately this results in the following exception:
>
> javax.jcr.ValueFormatException: /features/mailform/thanks/jcr:predecessors is multi-valued
and can
> therefore only be retrieved as an array of values
>         at org.apache.jackrabbit.core.PropertyImpl.getNode(PropertyImpl.java:633)
>         at org.noco.jcr.SpringEnabledJcrTest.displayPropertyValue(SpringEnabledJcrTest.java:197)
>         at org.noco.jcr.SpringEnabledJcrTest.analyzeNode(SpringEnabledJcrTest.java:149)
>         at org.noco.jcr.SpringEnabledJcrTest.testSpringLoaded(SpringEnabledJcrTest.java:133)
>         at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
>         at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
>         at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
>         at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
>         ...
>
> Am I doing something wrong?

yep, i'm afraid so;)

from javadoc of Property.getNode():
<quote>
...  If this property is multi-valued, this method throws a
ValueFormatException. ...
</quote>

this has been discussed in an earlier thread:
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.apache.jackrabbit.devel/1709

cheers
stefan

>
> ./alex
> --
> .w( the_mindstorm )p.
>

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