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  1. CXF
  2. CXF-1730

The Exception handling if it is thrown from a RequestHandler is not correct i guess.



    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.1.2
    • Fix Version/s: 2.1.2
    • Component/s: JAX-RS
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    • Environment:

      Windows XP, jdk1.6, Apache Tomcat 6.0.16


      Hello again

      i' ve used an implementation of RequestHandler to perform authentication stuff. So
      if the Authentication failed a RuntimeException is thrown. I've also wrote a ExceptionMapper implementation to transform occurred Exception into Http Status codes. If the RuntimeException from the Authentication was thrown than this is translated to an HTTP 403 status code.

      But this Http status code is not send as response. This sends a 200 status code. After a time of debugging i found the code that is responsible for that. The processResponse method of the org.apache.cxf.jaxrs.interceptor.JAXRSOutInterceptor work not correct is guess. Because code with the following code block this methods ends.

      OperationResourceInfo operation = (OperationResourceInfo)exchange.get(OperationResourceInfo.class

      if (operation == null)

      { return; }

      because the operation variable is null. The code after this is responsible to but the Response from the ExceptionMapper class into the message object so that i received a 403 http status code.

      I've searched the code again and i found the code block how put the OperationResourceInfo into the Exchange object. That is done by the processRequest method of the org.apache.cxf.jaxrs.interceptor.JAXRSInInterceptor class. But before the OperationResourceInfo object is putted in the registered ResourceHandler are called see the code block below.

      for (ProviderInfo<RequestHandler> sh : shs) {
      Response response = sh.getProvider().handleRequest(message, resource);
      if (response != null)

      { message.getExchange().put(Response.class, response); return; }


      I guess the code how put in the OperationresourceInfo object could be performed before the RequestHandlers are called maybe?

      Or it's forbidden to throw a Runtimeexception inside the RequestHandler ?

      I've also tried to return an Response object from the RequestHandler but the effect was the same it never arrives the client. It received also the Response object with http code 200.

      The CXF framework is great and very flexible good work. The opportunities to register own code is very great.

      Good work.




            • Assignee:
              dkulp Daniel Kulp
              pussinboost Frank Ittermann
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