Affects Version/s: 5.3.0.Final
It seems that it is impossible to have database-stored null or empty strings for domain properties annotated with @Facet.
I tried the configuration below:
a call to persist on a newly created IndexedObject() will yield the following exception:
The documentation states (220.127.116.11) that
, not that null values are not supported. I do understand that null/empty fields cannot be indexed, but I thought that was the goal of the @Field property indexNullAs, in order to have a marker in the index for null values. However it seems that the conversion from null in the index does not take this setting into account.
null values should be avoided
The only bypass that I have found is to define a default, non-null, non-empty value to any indexed property used in conjunction with @Facet within my domain object. That is extremely inconvenient since I would have to handle that specific "null" (for example) value throughout my application instead of only when filtering on facets.
Please let me know if I have missed something, or if there is a configuration bypass.