java.lang.IllegalArgumentException

PersistentEntity must not be null!

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If you're unit testing, you should instantiate only the service and mock the dependencies. If you're testing integration, you should add all the mocking to the configurations file.

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  • via Spring JIRA by Thomas Darimont, 10 months ago
    PersistentEntity must not be null!
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    , 10 months ago
    PersistentEntity must not be null!
  • PersistentEntity must not be null!
  • Stack trace

    • java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: PersistentEntity must not be null! at org.springframework.util.Assert.notNull(Assert.java:115)[spring-core-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.PersistentEntityResource$Builder.<init>(PersistentEntityResource.java:140)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.PersistentEntityResource$Builder.<init>(PersistentEntityResource.java:123)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.PersistentEntityResource.build(PersistentEntityResource.java:115)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.PersistentEntityResourceAssembler.wrap(PersistentEntityResourceAssembler.java:74)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.PersistentEntityResourceAssembler.toResource(PersistentEntityResourceAssembler.java:55)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.AbstractRepositoryRestController.entitiesToResources(AbstractRepositoryRestController.java:133)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.AbstractRepositoryRestController.toResources(AbstractRepositoryRestController.java:80)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.AbstractRepositoryRestController.toResource(AbstractRepositoryRestController.java:100)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at org.springframework.data.rest.webmvc.RepositorySearchController.executeSearch(RepositorySearchController.java:183)[spring-data-rest-webmvc-2.5.1.RELEASE.jar:na] at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)[na:1.8.0_40] at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)[na:1.8.0_40] at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)[na:1.8.0_40] at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:497)[na:1.8.0_40] at org.springframework.web.method.support.InvocableHandlerMethod.doInvoke(InvocableHandlerMethod.java:221)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.method.support.InvocableHandlerMethod.invokeForRequest(InvocableHandlerMethod.java:136)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method.annotation.ServletInvocableHandlerMethod.invokeAndHandle(ServletInvocableHandlerMethod.java:110)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method.annotation.RequestMappingHandlerAdapter.invokeHandlerMethod(RequestMappingHandlerAdapter.java:832)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method.annotation.RequestMappingHandlerAdapter.handleInternal(RequestMappingHandlerAdapter.java:743)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method.AbstractHandlerMethodAdapter.handle(AbstractHandlerMethodAdapter.java:85)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.doDispatch(DispatcherServlet.java:961)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.doService(DispatcherServlet.java:895)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.processRequest(FrameworkServlet.java:967)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.doGet(FrameworkServlet.java:858)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:622)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.service(FrameworkServlet.java:843)[spring-webmvc-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:729)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:292)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:207)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.tomcat.websocket.server.WsFilter.doFilter(WsFilter.java:52)[tomcat-embed-websocket-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:240)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:207)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.springframework.web.filter.RequestContextFilter.doFilterInternal(RequestContextFilter.java:99)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.filter.OncePerRequestFilter.doFilter(OncePerRequestFilter.java:107)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:240)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:207)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.springframework.web.filter.HttpPutFormContentFilter.doFilterInternal(HttpPutFormContentFilter.java:87)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.filter.OncePerRequestFilter.doFilter(OncePerRequestFilter.java:107)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:240)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:207)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.springframework.web.filter.HiddenHttpMethodFilter.doFilterInternal(HiddenHttpMethodFilter.java:77)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.filter.OncePerRequestFilter.doFilter(OncePerRequestFilter.java:107)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:240)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:207)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.springframework.web.filter.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilterInternal(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:121)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.springframework.web.filter.OncePerRequestFilter.doFilter(OncePerRequestFilter.java:107)[spring-web-4.2.6.RELEASE.jar:4.2.6.RELEASE] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:240)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:207)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:212)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:106)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:502)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:141)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:79)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:88)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:522)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.coyote.http11.AbstractHttp11Processor.process(AbstractHttp11Processor.java:1095)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$AbstractConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:672)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.NioEndpoint$SocketProcessor.doRun(NioEndpoint.java:1502)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.NioEndpoint$SocketProcessor.run(NioEndpoint.java:1458)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1142)[na:1.8.0_40] at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:617)[na:1.8.0_40] at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.TaskThread$WrappingRunnable.run(TaskThread.java:61)[tomcat-embed-core-8.0.33.jar:8.0.33] at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)[na:1.8.0_40]

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