#1355 new
Ron Gross

Feature Request: ValidationResult.toString()

Reported by Ron Gross | January 4th, 2012 @ 12:38 PM

ValidationResult currently (Play 1.2.4) has no toString() method.

You can easily add one using Apache Commons ToStringBuilder.

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  • Ron Gross

    Ron Gross January 4th, 2012 @ 12:48 PM

    Now that I check ValidationResult.error, I see that it doesn't contain a meaningful error message.

    I'm debugging through Validation.applyCheck(), and I see that it has knowledge of the validation errors (via Validation.current().errors), but does not export this knowledge in the result return variable.

    result.error contains just a message "validation.object", and an empty key, while Validation.current().errors contains the real reason for the validation problem.

    Why is this reason excluded from the returned ValidationResult object?

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