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  1. MyFaces Core
  2. MYFACES-990

Unhelpful stack trace when tag value binding returns wrong type.

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 1.1.1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: General
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      Description

      In the implementation of each UIComponent, the canonical logic for retrieving a non-String property is to cast the result
      of the valueBinding.getValue() method to the expected type.

      public boolean isItemDisabled()

      { if (_itemDisabled != null) return _itemDisabled.booleanValue(); ValueBinding vb = getValueBinding("itemDisabled"); Boolean v = vb != null ? (Boolean)vb.getValue(getFacesContext()) : null; return v != null ? v.booleanValue() : DEFAULT_ITEMDISABLED; }

      Yields an obscure stack trace that doesn't yield the ID of the component or the property that is being referenced:

      ERROR 14:45:28 [[jsp]] Servlet.service() for servlet jsp threw exception
      java.lang.ClassCastException: java.lang.String
      at javax.faces.component.html.HtmlInputText.isDisabled(HtmlInputText.java:117)
      at org.apache.myfaces.renderkit.html.HtmlTextRendererBase.isDisabled(HtmlTextRendererBase.java:157)
      at org.apache.myfaces.renderkit.html.ext.HtmlTextRenderer.isDisabled(HtmlTextRenderer.java:45)
      at org.apache.myfaces.renderkit.html.HtmlTextRendererBase.renderInput(HtmlTextRendererBase.java:144)
      at org.apache.myfaces.renderkit.html.HtmlTextRendererBase.encodeEnd(HtmlTextRendererBase.java:50)
      at org.apache.myfaces.renderkit.html.ext.HtmlTextRenderer.renderNormal(HtmlTextRenderer.java:72)
      at org.apache.myfaces.renderkit.html.ext.HtmlTextRenderer.encodeEnd(HtmlTextRenderer.java:58)

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            • Assignee:
              mmarinschek Martin Marinschek
              Reporter:
              stevep001 Steve Peterson
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