Spring WebFlow Throwing NullPointerException After JBoss EAP Migration

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Issue

  • We patched JBoss EAP from 7.1.6.GA to 7.3.7.GA. After upgrading, we are seeing the following errors for one of the deployed applications.

    SEVERE [javax.enterprise.resource.webcontainer.jsf.config] (ServerService Thread Pool -- 86) Critical error during deployment: : java.lang.NullPointerException
      at com.sun.faces.application.ApplicationAssociate$PostConstructApplicationListener.processEvent(ApplicationAssociate.java:324) [jsf-impl-2.3.9.SP13-redhat-00001.jar:2.3.9.SP13-redhat-00001]
      (...)
      at org.springframework.faces.webflow.Jsf2FlowApplication.publishEvent(Jsf2FlowApplication.java:90) [spring-faces-2.2.0.RELEASE.jar:2.2.0.RELEASE]
      (...)
    

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
    • 7.2x onwards

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