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From "Brad Cupit (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (WW-2587) @SkipValidation not found on superclass method
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2008 20:37:05 GMT

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Brad Cupit updated WW-2587:
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    Description: 
The SkipValidation annotation is a great addition, but it would be nice if it was found on
super class methods (i.e. the method being overridden) and/or interfaces.

I have a CGLIB-generated proxy for my Action (created by Spring) so the SkipValidation annotation
is never found, since CGLIB-proxies extend the class they proxy.

Admittedly, this is more of a problem with CGLIB, than with Struts2, however if @SkipValidation
were allowed on methods in interfaces or superclasses, my problem would be solved.

Unfortunately, the validation annotations (like @RequiredStringValidator), _are_ found on
super classes. So the net effect is that my SkipValidation annotation is not found, but the
validation annotations are, which means validation is occurring when it shouldn't.

potential workarounds:
a) use one action per url and then only always validate, or
b) use excludeMethods while configuring the validation interceptor in struts.xml

Ideal fix:
The AnnotationValidationInterceptor#doIntercept(ActionInvocation) method would check for the
SkipValidation annotation on the method being overridden. This would not only fix the CGLIB-proxy
issue, but would also allow SkipValidation to be used on interfaces and superclasses.

  was:
The SkipValidation annotation is a great addition, but it would be nice if it was found on
super class methods (i.e. the method being overridden) and/or interfaces.

I have a CGLIB-generated proxy for my Action (created by Spring) so the SkipValidation annotation
is never found, since CGLIB-proxies extend the class they proxy.

Admittedly, this is more of a problem with CGLIB, than with Struts2, however if @SkipValidation
were allowed on methods in interfaces or superclasses, my problem would be solved.

Unfortunately, the validation annotations (like @RequiredStringValidator), _are_ found on
super classes. So the net effect is that my SkipValidation annotation is not found, but the
validation annotations are, which means validation is occurring when it shouldn't.

Workaround:
use one action per url and then only always validate

Fix:
Ideally, the AnnotationValidationInterceptor#doIntercept(ActionInvocation) method would check
for the SkipValidation annotation on the method being overridden. This would not only fix
the CGLIB-proxy issue, but would also allow SkipValidation to be used on interfaces and superclasses.


> @SkipValidation not found on superclass method
> ----------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: WW-2587
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/struts/browse/WW-2587
>             Project: Struts 2
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Core Interceptors
>            Reporter: Brad Cupit
>
> The SkipValidation annotation is a great addition, but it would be nice if it was found
on super class methods (i.e. the method being overridden) and/or interfaces.
> I have a CGLIB-generated proxy for my Action (created by Spring) so the SkipValidation
annotation is never found, since CGLIB-proxies extend the class they proxy.
> Admittedly, this is more of a problem with CGLIB, than with Struts2, however if @SkipValidation
were allowed on methods in interfaces or superclasses, my problem would be solved.
> Unfortunately, the validation annotations (like @RequiredStringValidator), _are_ found
on super classes. So the net effect is that my SkipValidation annotation is not found, but
the validation annotations are, which means validation is occurring when it shouldn't.
> potential workarounds:
> a) use one action per url and then only always validate, or
> b) use excludeMethods while configuring the validation interceptor in struts.xml
> Ideal fix:
> The AnnotationValidationInterceptor#doIntercept(ActionInvocation) method would check
for the SkipValidation annotation on the method being overridden. This would not only fix
the CGLIB-proxy issue, but would also allow SkipValidation to be used on interfaces and superclasses.

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