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Misleading alias definition example in reference documentation, part 1.3.1 [SPR-17536] #22068

spring-projects-issues opened this issue Nov 24, 2018 · 1 comment
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@spring-projects-issues spring-projects-issues commented Nov 24, 2018

Amir Pashazadeh opened SPR-17536 and commented

In the later example documentation describes a situation for Subsystem A and SubSystem B, the example must perform the same thing on both, but it does not. I believe its some typo in the example XML, and must become:

<alias name="subsystemA-dataSource" alias="myApp-dataSource"/>
<alias name="subsystemB-dataSource" alias="myApp-dataSource" />

Affects: 5.1.2

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Referenced from: commits 80b8382, 0761446, 9600e01

Backported to: 5.0.11, 4.3.21

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@spring-projects-issues spring-projects-issues commented Nov 25, 2018

Juergen Hoeller commented

It's actually meant to be as follows, aliasing both subsystem references to the main app bean, so that myApp-dataSource is the only bean actually defined in the overall configuration:

<alias name="myApp-dataSource" alias="subsystemA-dataSource"/>
<alias name="myApp-dataSource" alias="subsystemB-dataSource"/>

Thanks for spotting this!

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