[cdi-dev] Producer#dispose(T instance) and similar

Arne Limburg arne.limburg at openknowledge.de
Wed Dec 5 09:47:19 EST 2012

Hi Pete,

A little of topic and I don't want to disturb your discussion, but:

Beans produced by producer methods CAN have interceptors as stereotypes
are supported on producer methods.


Am 04.12.12 17:46 schrieb "Pete Muir" unter <pmuir at redhat.com>:

>Hi Mark, I'll try to answer inline, but I'm missing a bit of background
>about what you are doing...
>On 4 Dec 2012, at 14:20, Mark Struberg wrote:
>> Another problem probably being an interceptor on the @Disposes method
>> Where does the Proucer#dispose(T instance) get the interceptor from?
>> LieGrue,
>> strub
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Mark Struberg <struberg at yahoo.de>
>>> To: cdi-dev <cdi-dev at lists.jboss.org>
>>> Cc: 
>>> Sent: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 3:16 PM
>>> Subject: [cdi-dev] Producer#dispose(T instance) and similar
>>> Hi!
>>> I'm currently stumbling over implementing
>>> Producer#dispose(T instance) properly
>>> The Producer#produce(CreationalContext)
>>> has the CreationalContext parameter but the dispose
>Right, it would have been good to have included it here. I'm not sure why
>it wasn't, however I don't believe that it causes a problem with the CDI
>1.0 spec, but just limits us going forward.
>>> and others do not have it.
>>> Problem here is that a Producer could probably get exchanged via a
>>> extension via ProcessProducer#setProducer(Producer)
>Yes, this is definitely supported
>>> so it could be from a
>>> foreign source which must not know anything about container
>>> details.
>I think the critical part of the spec to understand this is 11.2. I'm
>quoting here from the CDI 1.1 spec, into which we have add the
>clarification that "The instance returned by produce() may be a proxy.".
>The part about building interceptors and decorators is there in CDI 1.0.
>> For a Producer that represents a class:
>> 	€ produce() calls the constructor annotated @Inject if it exists, or
>>the constructor with no parameters otherwise, as defined in
>>[instantiation], and returns the resulting instance. If the class has
>>interceptors,produce() is responsible for building the interceptors and
>>decorators of the instance. The instance returned by produce() may be a
>> 	€ dispose() does nothing.
>> For a Producer that represents a producer method or field:
>> 	€ produce() calls the producer method on, or accesses the producer
>>field of, a contextual instance of the bean that declares the producer
>>method, as defined in [methods].
>> 	€ dispose() calls the disposer method, if any, on a contextual
>>instance of the bean that declares the disposer method, as defined in
>>[methods], or performs any additional required cleanup, if any, to
>>destroy state associated with a resource.
>Now, let me start to break down your sentence :-)
>>> What now about having an interceptor on @PreDestroy?
>For a start, it's worth remembering interceptors can only be associated
>with beans defined by a class. If the bean is a producer, then you can't
>intercept the instance produced (only the invocation of the producer).
>>> This is what you get if
>>> your interceptor has a at PreDestroy method himself as per the
>>>interceptors and EJB
>>> specs. That would mean that the instance passed to dispose() whould be
>>> proxy? That purely sounds wrong to me.
>Based on my comment from above, I think it's clear that dispose() should
>never try to invoke predestroy methods. That is the job of
>InjectionTarget.preDestroy(). I would expect a proxy to be passed to
>>> Another issue being InjectionTarget#postConstruct() only having the
>>>instance T 
>>> as well. Now what about @PostConstruct interceptors as defined in the
>>> interceptors spec?
>Again, I would expect a proxy to be passed to postConstruct(). Anyway,
>I'm not sure why you need access to the creational context in the
>postConstruct()? Here you should just invoke the postConstruct callback,
>which should create any new dependent objects.
>>> Currently we have a dirty hack in OWB to pass over the
>>>CreationalContext which
>>> contains the dependent scoped interceptors for our own Producers and
>>> InjectionTargets. But I have no clue yet how that should get
>>>implemented if one
>>> plugs in a portable Producer via an Extension ^^
>>> Who is responsible of performing the interception? The Producer? Or
>>>must the 
>>> instance being handed into already be a Proxy?
>The instance returned from produce() should have interceptors and
>decorators applied.
>Please let me know if above makes sense, it took me a while to work out
>whether what was defined was sane. After quite a lot of thinking +
>talking to Jozef and Stuart I came to the conclusion it was, but  if you
>can poke holes then please do!
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