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From Romain Manni-Bucau <>
Subject Re: Injection fails in any class that didn't instantiate an embedded ejb container
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:31:21 GMT

maybe you should update to beta-2, we did a lot of fix about cdi.

if you want fast test maybe you should have a look to ApplicationComposer.

- Romain

2012/2/17 afryer <>

> I'm using openejb-core 4.0.0-beta-1 for my test cases.
> I was using @javax.annotation.ManagedBean but i haven't managed to get it
> to
> work yet.  I'll keep trying tomorrow though.
> I was aware that creating and destroying an EJBContainer per test case
> removed the need for any annotations such as @ManagedBean or @LocalClient
> but it also slows down the test case execution significantly.  I only have
> stateless ejbs and so don't need to recreate the container for each test
> case class.  I do have a DataSource resource created in the ejb container
> but i blow away and rebuild the schema and repopulate it with data before
> each test case rather than recreating the entire embedded ejb container.
> Now that I have this working using @LocalClient, my test cases run
> significantly faster, so i'm happy with the outcome.  I still wish it was
> possible to inject using the @Inject annotation.  After reading your reply
> saying @Inject should be possible, i retested it but it doesn't work.
> Nothing gets injected and i end up with NullPointerExceptions.
> I'm sure there's a very good reason you can't inject into any class
> instance
> that isn't annotated with @LocalClient or @ManagedBean .  Could anyone tell
> me what it is because its something i've found myself wanting to do on a
> couple of occasions now but always get thwarted by the "could not find meta
> data" exception.  For example, i created a Servlet test case using HttpUnit
> and i wanted to inject ejbs from an embedded tomee container into an
> instance of a servlet that i created, but couldn't.
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