2 Replies Latest reply on Oct 31, 2009 2:13 AM by Nícolas Ferreira

    Overriding a JSF component renderer using Seam

    Nícolas Ferreira Newbie

      Hello all.


         I made a custom renderer by extending com.sun.faces.renderkit.html_basic.MenuRenderer and registered it in the faces-config.xml as follows:



      <render-kit>
           <renderer>
                <component-family>javax.faces.SelectOne</component-family>
                <renderer-type>javax.faces.Menu</renderer-type>
                <renderer-class>test.jsf.renderer.html.CustomMenuRenderer</renderer-class>
              </renderer>
      </render-kit>









        Works fine in a project that only uses JSF. It doesn't seem to work in one that uses Seam though. I was getting an exception informing that the faces servlet transaction did not complete but now it goes straight to this and into a loop trying to deploy the application:




      22:01:58,788 INFO  [ServerImpl] JBoss (Microcontainer) [5.1.0.GA (build: SVNTag=JBoss_5_1_0_GA date=200905221053)] Started in 1m:27s:500ms
      22:02:05,389 INFO  [TomcatDeployment] undeploy, ctxPath=/test
      22:02:05,397 INFO  [SessionFactoryImpl] closing
      22:02:05,429 INFO  [PersistenceUnitDeployment] Stopping persistence unit persistence.unit:unitName=#test
      22:02:05,429 INFO  [SessionFactoryImpl] closing
      22:02:05,429 INFO  [SessionFactoryObjectFactory] Unbinding factory from JNDI name: persistence.unit:unitName=#test



        Has anyone tried something like this before? Is there a restriction in Seam that doesn't allow me to override a JSF renderer, or perhaps more specifically the MenuRenderer? Please, someone enlighten me.


        • 1. Re: Overriding a JSF component renderer using Seam
          Nícolas Ferreira Newbie

          Almost forgot, I'm using Seam 2.2, JSF 1.2 and JBoss AS 5.1

          • 2. Re: Overriding a JSF component renderer using Seam
            Nícolas Ferreira Newbie

            Ok, I managed to get the exception to show again, it's not very helpful though:


            23:08:14,532 INFO  [ServerImpl] JBoss (Microcontainer) [5.1.0.GA (build: SVNTag=JBoss_5_1_0_GA date=200905221053)] Started in 1m:34s:310ms
            23:08:22,730 INFO  [TomcatDeployment] undeploy, ctxPath=/test
            23:08:22,766 INFO  [SessionFactoryImpl] closing
            23:08:22,793 INFO  [PersistenceUnitDeployment] Stopping persistence unit persistence.unit:unitName=#test
            23:08:22,793 INFO  [SessionFactoryImpl] closing
            23:08:22,793 INFO  [SessionFactoryObjectFactory] Unbinding factory from JNDI name: persistence.unit:unitName=#test
            23:08:22,793 INFO  [NamingHelper] JNDI InitialContext properties:{java.naming.factory.initial=org.jnp.interfaces.NamingContextFactory, java.naming.factory.url.pkgs=org.jboss.naming:org.jnp.interfaces}
            23:08:22,794 INFO  [SessionFactoryObjectFactory] Unbound factory from JNDI name: persistence.unit:unitName=#test
            23:08:27,519 WARN  [SeamPhaseListener] uncaught exception, passing to exception handler
            java.lang.NullPointerException
                 at org.jboss.seam.core.Events.raiseEvent(Events.java:63)
                 at org.jboss.seam.jsf.SeamPhaseListener.raiseEventsAfterPhase(SeamPhaseListener.java:436)
                 at org.jboss.seam.jsf.SeamPhaseListener.afterPhase(SeamPhaseListener.java:189)
                 at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.Phase.handleAfterPhase(Phase.java:175)
                 at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.Phase.doPhase(Phase.java:114)
                 at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.render(LifecycleImpl.java:139)
                 at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:266)
                 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$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.IdentityFilter.doFilter(IdentityFilter.java:40)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:90)
                 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:45)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:178)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.handleRequest(BaseFilter.java:290)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.processUploadsAndHandleRequest(BaseFilter.java:368)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:495)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:56)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:60)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:53)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:158)
                 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:235)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:190)
                 at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:92)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.process(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:126)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.invoke(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:70)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
                 at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:158)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
                 at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:330)
                 at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:829)
                 at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:598)
                 at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
                 at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
            23:08:27,521 ERROR [SeamPhaseListener] swallowing exception
            java.lang.NullPointerException
                 at org.jboss.seam.core.Events.raiseEvent(Events.java:63)
                 at org.jboss.seam.jsf.SeamPhaseListener.raiseEventsAfterPhase(SeamPhaseListener.java:436)
                 at org.jboss.seam.jsf.SeamPhaseListener.afterPhase(SeamPhaseListener.java:189)
                 at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.Phase.handleAfterPhase(Phase.java:175)
                 at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.Phase.doPhase(Phase.java:114)
                 at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.render(LifecycleImpl.java:139)
                 at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:266)
                 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$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.IdentityFilter.doFilter(IdentityFilter.java:40)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.MultipartFilter.doFilter(MultipartFilter.java:90)
                 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:45)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:178)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.handleRequest(BaseFilter.java:290)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.processUploadsAndHandleRequest(BaseFilter.java:368)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:495)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:56)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:60)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:53)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:158)
                 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:235)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:190)
                 at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:92)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.process(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:126)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.invoke(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:70)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
                 at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:158)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
                 at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:330)
                 at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:829)
                 at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:598)
                 at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
                 at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
            23:08:27,545 ERROR [Contexts] could not discover transaction status
            23:08:27,546 ERROR [[Faces Servlet]] Servlet.service() for servlet Faces Servlet threw exception
            java.lang.NullPointerException
                 at org.jboss.seam.contexts.Contexts.flushAndDestroyContexts(Contexts.java:347)
                 at org.jboss.seam.contexts.Lifecycle.endRequest(Lifecycle.java:164)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.endWebRequestAfterException(ExceptionFilter.java:89)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:70)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.RedirectFilter.doFilter(RedirectFilter.java:45)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseXMLFilter.doXmlFilter(BaseXMLFilter.java:178)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.handleRequest(BaseFilter.java:290)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.processUploadsAndHandleRequest(BaseFilter.java:368)
                 at org.ajax4jsf.webapp.BaseFilter.doFilter(BaseFilter.java:495)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.Ajax4jsfFilter.doFilter(Ajax4jsfFilter.java:56)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:60)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.web.HotDeployFilter.doFilter(HotDeployFilter.java:53)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
                 at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:158)
                 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:235)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:190)
                 at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:92)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.process(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:126)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.invoke(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:70)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
                 at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
                 at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:158)
                 at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
                 at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:330)
                 at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:829)
                 at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:598)
                 at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
                 at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
            23:08:27,548 ERROR [CachedConnectionValve] Application error: Faces Servlet did not complete its transaction