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From Laurie Harper <>
Subject Re: [S2] Proper way to clear error messages in session scope
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2008 06:14:33 GMT
Diego Manilla Suárez wrote:
> Hi. I have an action in session scope. The problem is that action errors 
> are never cleared and thus are shown repeatedly whenever the user sends 
> the form with validation errors.
> At first I put a call to clearErrors() at the beginning of mi validate() 
> method, but now I'm using also the validation framework, so if I do 
> that, I'm clearing its validation errors too before they are even shown.
> I think the right place to clear errors would be right after they are 
> printed, but I don't see any tag to do that.
> Thanks in advance.

Struts 2 actions are intended to be request scoped, not session scoped. 
You should re-work your action to store data you wish to persist across 
requests in the session, rather than storing the action itself in the 


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