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In MyFaces 1.2, UPDATE_MODEL_VALUES phase set object model to default value even though it is null

Sajan Patel
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Joined: Oct 25, 2004
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In my application, I have myFaces 1.2.

In object model I have BigDecimal field and it is populated with Custom converter.

This custom converter return NULL from getAsObject and getAsString if value is null.
Now I can see this custom convert is returning NULL when I keep my Text Field empty but in UPDATE_MODEL_VALUES phase it is populated with default value.

Does this happen with every body ?
Note:- Same program set null value to object model if it is null returned from Custom Converter fine in my Faces 1.1

BEFORE PHASE : UPDATE_MODEL_VALUES(4)
Money : null
AFTER PHASE : UPDATE_MODEL_VALUES(4)
Money : 0
 
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