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Bug 1104184 - improper exception handling
Summary: improper exception handling
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ovirt-engine-restapi
Version: 3.5.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
: 3.5.0
Assignee: Martin Mucha
QA Contact: Martin Mucha
Whiteboard: infra
Depends On:
Blocks: rhev3.5beta 1156165
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-06-03 13:01 UTC by Martin Mucha
Modified: 2016-02-10 19:24 UTC (History)
13 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ovirt-engine-3.5.0_beta
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-02-17 17:07:28 UTC
oVirt Team: Infra
Target Upstream Version:

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oVirt gerrit 28658 master MERGED restapi: fixed logging error. Never

Description Martin Mucha 2014-06-03 13:01:46 UTC
Description of problem:
improper exception handling — printing to std.

Comment 1 Martin Mucha 2014-08-07 06:48:33 UTC
tested via artifically throwing exception in method
simulating failure of invoking Mapper via reflect api. In that case, MappingExceptionMapper is correctly invoked, producing expected output:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
    <reason>Operation Failed</reason>

Problem is (somehow, without stacktrace) logged into engine.log

However, when different exception is thrown here, this exception is printed to the output with full stacktrace, which could be considered as coding error (user should not be interrested in stacktraces in any way) and security issue(nobody but us should be informed about details of failure), both indicate exception handling error on some toplevel class. Will be discussed and potentially addressed in separate bug. But change related to this bug works as expected.

Comment 2 Eyal Edri 2015-02-17 17:07:28 UTC
rhev 3.5.0 was released. closing.

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