2 Replies Latest reply on Oct 19, 2007 3:39 AM by Christopher no

    NPE during persisting an EB

    Christopher no Newbie

      Hi,

      I am trying to persist an object which is not null but I get NPE:

      INFO [STDOUT] Hibernate: insert into DB2ADMIN.CATEGORY (ID, NAME, ID_BRANCH) values (default, ?, ?)
      19:50:07,296 INFO [STDOUT] Hibernate: values identity_val_local()
      19:50:07,328 FATAL [application] java.lang.NullPointerException
      javax.faces.el.EvaluationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:91)
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:91)
       at javax.faces.component.UICommand.broadcast(UICommand.java:383)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:186)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.broadcastEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:164)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processApplication(AjaxViewRoot.java:352)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:97)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.phase(LifecycleImpl.java:251)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:117)
       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:244)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
       at org.jboss.seam.debug.hot.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:85)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:64)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.RedirectFilter.doFilter(RedirectFilter.java:44)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:141)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:281)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:60)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:58)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:150)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:230)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:179)
       at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:84)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
       at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:104)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:157)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
       at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:241)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:580)
       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
       at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.Home.createdMessage(Home.java:52)
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.EntityHome.persist(EntityHome.java:53)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome.java:109)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Reflections.invoke(Reflections.java:21)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInvocationContext.proceed(RootInvocationContext.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:56)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.BijectionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(BijectionInterceptor.java:46)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.persistence.ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.aroundInvoke(ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.java:48)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.RollbackInterceptor.aroundInvoke(RollbackInterceptor.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor$1.work(TransactionInterceptor.java:38)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Work.workInTransaction(Work.java:39)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:32)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.MethodContextInterceptor.aroundInvoke(MethodContextInterceptor.java:42)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInterceptor.invoke(RootInterceptor.java:106)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.interceptInvocation(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:155)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.invoke(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:91)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.java)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:328)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:273)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.getValue(AstMethodSuffix.java:59)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.invoke(AstMethodSuffix.java:65)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:96)
       at org.jboss.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:276)
       at com.sun.facelets.el.TagMethodExpression.invoke(TagMethodExpression.java:68)
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:77)
       ... 46 more
      19:50:07,328 WARN [lifecycle] #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
      javax.faces.FacesException: #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:107)
       at javax.faces.component.UICommand.broadcast(UICommand.java:383)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:186)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.broadcastEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:164)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processApplication(AjaxViewRoot.java:352)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:97)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.phase(LifecycleImpl.java:251)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:117)
       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:244)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
       at org.jboss.seam.debug.hot.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:85)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:64)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.RedirectFilter.doFilter(RedirectFilter.java:44)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:141)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:281)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:60)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:58)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:150)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:230)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:179)
       at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:84)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
       at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:104)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:157)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
       at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:241)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:580)
       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
       at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      Caused by: javax.faces.el.EvaluationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:91)
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:91)
       ... 45 more
      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.Home.createdMessage(Home.java:52)
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.EntityHome.persist(EntityHome.java:53)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome.java:109)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Reflections.invoke(Reflections.java:21)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInvocationContext.proceed(RootInvocationContext.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:56)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.BijectionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(BijectionInterceptor.java:46)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.persistence.ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.aroundInvoke(ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.java:48)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.RollbackInterceptor.aroundInvoke(RollbackInterceptor.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor$1.work(TransactionInterceptor.java:38)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Work.workInTransaction(Work.java:39)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:32)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.MethodContextInterceptor.aroundInvoke(MethodContextInterceptor.java:42)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInterceptor.invoke(RootInterceptor.java:106)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.interceptInvocation(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:155)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.invoke(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:91)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.java)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:328)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:273)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.getValue(AstMethodSuffix.java:59)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.invoke(AstMethodSuffix.java:65)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:96)
       at org.jboss.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:276)
       at com.sun.facelets.el.TagMethodExpression.invoke(TagMethodExpression.java:68)
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:77)
       ... 46 more
      19:50:07,328 WARN [lifecycle] executePhase(INVOKE_APPLICATION 5,com.sun.faces.context.FacesContextImpl@131650) threw exception
      javax.faces.FacesException: #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:105)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.phase(LifecycleImpl.java:251)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:117)
       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:244)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
       at org.jboss.seam.debug.hot.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:85)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:64)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.RedirectFilter.doFilter(RedirectFilter.java:44)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:141)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:281)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:60)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:58)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:150)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:230)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:179)
       at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:84)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
       at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:104)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:157)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
       at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:241)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:580)
       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
       at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      Caused by: javax.faces.FacesException: #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:107)
       at javax.faces.component.UICommand.broadcast(UICommand.java:383)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:186)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.broadcastEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:164)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processApplication(AjaxViewRoot.java:352)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:97)
       ... 40 more
      Caused by: javax.faces.el.EvaluationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:91)
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:91)
       ... 45 more
      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.Home.createdMessage(Home.java:52)
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.EntityHome.persist(EntityHome.java:53)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome.java:109)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Reflections.invoke(Reflections.java:21)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInvocationContext.proceed(RootInvocationContext.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:56)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.BijectionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(BijectionInterceptor.java:46)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.persistence.ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.aroundInvoke(ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.java:48)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.RollbackInterceptor.aroundInvoke(RollbackInterceptor.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor$1.work(TransactionInterceptor.java:38)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Work.workInTransaction(Work.java:39)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:32)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.MethodContextInterceptor.aroundInvoke(MethodContextInterceptor.java:42)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInterceptor.invoke(RootInterceptor.java:106)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.interceptInvocation(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:155)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.invoke(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:91)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.java)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:328)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:273)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.getValue(AstMethodSuffix.java:59)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.invoke(AstMethodSuffix.java:65)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:96)
       at org.jboss.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:276)
       at com.sun.facelets.el.TagMethodExpression.invoke(TagMethodExpression.java:68)
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:77)
       ... 46 more
      19:50:07,453 ERROR [ExceptionFilter] handling uncaught exception
      javax.servlet.ServletException: #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:256)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
       at org.jboss.seam.debug.hot.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:85)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:64)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.RedirectFilter.doFilter(RedirectFilter.java:44)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:141)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:281)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:60)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:58)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:150)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:230)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:179)
       at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:84)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
       at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:104)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:157)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
       at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:241)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:580)
       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
       at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      Caused by: javax.faces.FacesException: #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:107)
       at javax.faces.component.UICommand.broadcast(UICommand.java:383)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:186)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.broadcastEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:164)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processApplication(AjaxViewRoot.java:352)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:97)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.phase(LifecycleImpl.java:251)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:117)
       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:244)
       ... 37 more
      Caused by: javax.faces.el.EvaluationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:91)
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:91)
       ... 45 more
      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.Home.createdMessage(Home.java:52)
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.EntityHome.persist(EntityHome.java:53)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome.java:109)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Reflections.invoke(Reflections.java:21)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInvocationContext.proceed(RootInvocationContext.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:56)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.BijectionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(BijectionInterceptor.java:46)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.persistence.ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.aroundInvoke(ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.java:48)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.RollbackInterceptor.aroundInvoke(RollbackInterceptor.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor$1.work(TransactionInterceptor.java:38)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Work.workInTransaction(Work.java:39)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:32)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.MethodContextInterceptor.aroundInvoke(MethodContextInterceptor.java:42)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInterceptor.invoke(RootInterceptor.java:106)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.interceptInvocation(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:155)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.invoke(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:91)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.java)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:328)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:273)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.getValue(AstMethodSuffix.java:59)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.invoke(AstMethodSuffix.java:65)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:96)
       at org.jboss.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:276)
       at com.sun.facelets.el.TagMethodExpression.invoke(TagMethodExpression.java:68)
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:77)
       ... 46 more
      19:50:07,468 ERROR [ExceptionFilter] exception root cause
      javax.faces.FacesException: #{categoryHome.saveNewCategory()}: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:107)
       at javax.faces.component.UICommand.broadcast(UICommand.java:383)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:186)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.broadcastEvents(AjaxViewRoot.java:164)
       at org.ajax4jsf.component.AjaxViewRoot.processApplication(AjaxViewRoot.java:352)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:97)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.phase(LifecycleImpl.java:251)
       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:117)
       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:244)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
       at org.jboss.seam.debug.hot.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:85)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:64)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.RedirectFilter.doFilter(RedirectFilter.java:44)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:141)
       at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:281)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:60)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:58)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
       at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:150)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:230)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:179)
       at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:84)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
       at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:104)
       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:157)
       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
       at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:241)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:580)
       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
       at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      Caused by: javax.faces.el.EvaluationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:91)
       at com.sun.faces.application.ActionListenerImpl.processAction(ActionListenerImpl.java:91)
       ... 45 more
      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.Home.createdMessage(Home.java:52)
       at org.jboss.seam.framework.EntityHome.persist(EntityHome.java:53)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome.java:109)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Reflections.invoke(Reflections.java:21)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInvocationContext.proceed(RootInvocationContext.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:56)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.BijectionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(BijectionInterceptor.java:46)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.persistence.ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.aroundInvoke(ManagedEntityIdentityInterceptor.java:48)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.RollbackInterceptor.aroundInvoke(RollbackInterceptor.java:31)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor$1.work(TransactionInterceptor.java:38)
       at org.jboss.seam.util.Work.workInTransaction(Work.java:39)
       at org.jboss.seam.transaction.TransactionInterceptor.aroundInvoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:32)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.core.MethodContextInterceptor.aroundInvoke(MethodContextInterceptor.java:42)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.SeamInvocationContext.proceed(SeamInvocationContext.java:68)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.RootInterceptor.invoke(RootInterceptor.java:106)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.interceptInvocation(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:155)
       at org.jboss.seam.intercept.JavaBeanInterceptor.invoke(JavaBeanInterceptor.java:91)
       at isiok.data.entitybeans.CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.saveNewCategory(CategoryHome_$$_javassist_6.java)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:328)
       at org.jboss.el.util.ReflectionUtil.invokeMethod(ReflectionUtil.java:273)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.getValue(AstMethodSuffix.java:59)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstMethodSuffix.invoke(AstMethodSuffix.java:65)
       at org.jboss.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:96)
       at org.jboss.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:276)
       at com.sun.facelets.el.TagMethodExpression.invoke(TagMethodExpression.java:68)
       at javax.faces.component.MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.invoke(MethodBindingMethodExpressionAdapter.java:77)
       ... 46 more
      
      


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