more JSF woes Cannot get value for expression

15 Aug 2006 12:47:55 -0700
This is so difficult to troubleshoot, I am going at a snails pace.
Next issue.

I can go from the login page to a list of products page via a bean

I duplicated the same code - but of course the next jsp doesnt work
with the following error:

javax.servlet.ServletException: Cannot get value for expression

Where on earth is the originating error - not in the JBoss server.log,
thats the only error above.


        <f:facet name="header">
            <h:outputText value="Product" />
        <h:commandLink action="artifacttree">
            <h:outputText value="#{artifact.artifactName}" />





public class ArtifactTreeBean extends BaseBean {

    private List artifactList = null;

    public ArtifactTreeBean() {
... populate the artifactList in the getter - should not throw an

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