#1518 ✓resolved
Christian Kaps

Job.now() should use Promise.invokeWithException if an exception was caught

Reported by Christian Kaps | May 10th, 2012 @ 03:37 PM | in 1.3 (closed)

Framework version: 1.2.4
Platform you're using: Windows 7

It's not possible to catch an exception which was thrown inside a job that was executed with the now() method.

In the following issue the method invokeWithException() was implemented to fix a bug in the WSAsync class. Is it possible to implement this feature in the Job.now() method?


This is the code to reproduce this issue:

package controllers;

import play.jobs.Job;
import play.libs.F;
import play.mvc.*;

public class IndexController extends Controller {

    public static void index() {

        Job<String> job = new Job<String>() {
            public void doJob() throws InterruptedException {
                throw new RuntimeException("Job exception");

        try {
            F.Promise<String> promise = job.now();
        } catch (Exception e) {
            throw new RuntimeException("Exception caught");

        renderText("Not caught");


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