[cdi-dev] [JBoss JIRA] (CDI-456) fix Bean#getBeanClass() definition
Mark Struberg (JIRA)
issues at jboss.org
Fri Sep 5 04:02:01 EDT 2014
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Mark Struberg commented on CDI-456:
[~jharting] you still get me wrong. There are situations where the type of the class is not enough to determine the module. It does work for producer methods which are NOT modified/created via Extensions, but that's all. And for those (producers are ONLY internal beans) the container has MUCH better ways to detect the module.
Which means it is absolutely useless and just makes it impossible to properly do things like e.g. ProcessProducer etc....
> fix Bean#getBeanClass() definition
> Key: CDI-456
> URL: https://issues.jboss.org/browse/CDI-456
> Project: CDI Specification Issues
> Issue Type: Bug
> Components: Beans
> Reporter: Mark Struberg
> currently Bean#getBeanClass() is defined to return the class of the bean it produces but has one important exception: in case of a producer method or field it must return the class of the owner bean of this method or field.
> Imo this only causes troubles and doesn't add any benefit.
> * At the time when 'using' the Bean (create and destroy) we always ONLY need the type which is to be created.
> * At the time we create interceptors we ONLY need the type which is to be created;
> * At the time we create the normalscoping proxies we ONLY need the type which is to be created;
> In fact the only time we need the ownerBean is when scanning the methods and fields in it. And for creating we really need the owner-Bean and not it's bean-class!
> In OWB we worked around this by having our own method getReturnType() which consistently returns the type which gets created.
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