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Retrieve many2one field value using xmlrpc java

Ravi Kowlessur
on 3/4/13, 3:33 AM 3,432 views

Hello all,

i dnt know if this is a stupid question but i've been stuck on this problem for 4 days now.

I am trying to retrieve "date_from" and "employee_id" from "hr_holidays" table i am able to get the value of "date_to" but when it comes to "employee_id" i am having something like employee_id=[Ljava.lang.Object;@3681fe9a.

"employee_id" happens to be of type many2one referencing "id" in "hr_employee"table

This is my code :

private void getEmployeeDetails(String dbName) {

    try {

        XmlRpcClient client = new XmlRpcClient();
        XmlRpcClientConfigImpl loginConfig = new XmlRpcClientConfigImpl();
        loginConfig.setServerURL(new URL("http",erp.getHost(),erp.getPort(),"/xmlrpc/common"));

        Object [] loginParam = new Object []{dbName,admin.getName(),admin.getPassword()};
        Object adminUID = client.execute("login",loginParam);

        if (adminUID instanceof Integer){

        //configure search 
        XmlRpcClientConfigImpl xmlRpcSearchConfig = new XmlRpcClientConfigImpl();
        xmlRpcSearchConfig.setServerURL(new URL("http",erp.getHost(),erp.getPort(),"/xmlrpc/object"));

        //search state = validate
        Object[] stateCon = {"state","=","validate"};

        ArrayList<Object> condiState = new ArrayList<Object>();

        Object [] valId = search(client,dbName,admin.getUID(),admin.getPassword(),"hr.holidays",condiState);
        print("Validate State ids---->"+Arrays.toString(valId));

        //read for employee ids who have state = validate
        ArrayList<Object>holiFields = new ArrayList();

        ArrayList<Object>valIdLst=new ArrayList();
        valIdLst.addAll(Arrays.asList   (valId));

        Object [] empId = read(client,dbName,admin.getUID(),admin.getPassword(),"hr.holidays",valIdLst,holiFields);

        for(int i=0;i<empId.length;i++){
        }//for loop

    }catch ( XmlRpcException | MalformedURLException ex) {
        Logger.getLogger(AutoMessageThread.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);
    }catch(ClassCastException e){
        JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,"Password not valid","Error- password invalid",JOptionPane.ERROR_MESSAGE);

this is my read method

private Object [] read(XmlRpcClient xmlRpcLogin,String dbName,int uid,String password,String table,ArrayList<Object>ids,ArrayList<Object>fields) throws XmlRpcException{
    Vector<Object> readFunct = new Vector<Object>();
    readFunct.add(dbName); //Database name
    readFunct.add(uid);//uid of login user
    readFunct.add(password);//password of login user
    readFunct.add(table);//relation i.e. table to search
    Object [] ob = (Object [])xmlRpcLogin.execute("execute",readFunct);
    return ob;
}//read method

When i run the codes i get result like this ;

{id=12, date_to=2013-02-08 17:00:00, employee_id=[Ljava.lang.Object;@404a6ddc} {id=3, date_to=2013-02-22 00:00:00, employee_id=[Ljava.lang.Object;@5672a77d}

Can anyone help me get the values of "employee_id" plz?

any hint towards the right track will be much appreciated.


Marco Dieckhoff
On 3/4/13, 4:04 AM

Related many2one objects return an Array of Objects: Integer id, String _rec_name value

I solved this by iterating over the entries, and doing a try-catch block for ClassCastException on (Object[])value.

You could compare convertRelated() in OpenERPRecord.java of my code.launchpad.net /~dieck /openobject-server /java-openerp-xmlrpc-libraries (insufficient karma for links)

Hi Marco , thx loads for your help, it was really very helpful. :)

Ravi Kowlessur
on 3/5/13, 7:09 AM

'Sup Marco! Great job with those classes man! Diggin' through them I found a comment in search() method of OpenERP.java that says something about "no" requests and I'm wondering what do you mean by a "no request". I hope not be too much trouble. Greetings!

The Reno
on 9/20/13, 8:44 PM

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