Re: not again: hibernate OpenSessionInViewInterceptor lazyinitialization exception

Tom Anderson <>
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 12:36:18 +0000
On Sat, 12 Mar 2011, wrote:

There are zillions of examples online of persons getting this error

I have been struggling with it now for a few hours and thought I would
share my pain.

I include the configuration and the logging below. I suspect the
session is being closed early and maybe someone might help me figure
out how that's happening. And how to avoid it.

That someone is your debugger. Breakpoint Hibernate's close methods, and
anything likely-looking they call internally, and run your code. You'll
see if, and if so how, the session is being closed.

Also, don't use Hibernate-specific configuration, use the JPA API. The
Hibernate native interface is basically legacy.

Also also, you might have more luck with this on a Spring/Hibernate forum.
There are people here who know Spring and Hibernate on this group, but the
general centre of gravity is closer to EJB, and indeed J2SE.


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