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Status code on validation fail

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Hello, I found such bug in returned status code when using Apollo (even in the example in this repository).

If some validation failed Apollo return status 500. I would say status code should be 400 because it is client error, not server error.

I was digging a little bit deeper. In my opinion the problem is, that you are throwing GraphQlError in error cases. But in all examples from graphql recommended in Apollo docs, they are calling ValidationContext.reportError(new GraphQlError(...) instead.

I can make pull request and we can discuss it more then.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created a year ago
  • Reactions:2
  • Comments:9 (6 by maintainers)

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c3b5awcommented, Sep 30, 2022

Hello, I see that it was merged already. Everything is working just fine, just one small issue. I have to install separately. Otherwise typescript control fail on Cannot find module '' or its corresponding type declarations.

Great catch, pushing a patch version!

c3b5awcommented, Sep 27, 2022

#162, should introduce ability to override the error behavior.

The trade-off and how-to must be documented as well.

@PatizonP I will let you know as soon as this is done.

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