[hibernate-dev] Entity name in the context of JPA2 meta model (HHH-5709).

Emmanuel Bernard emmanuel at hibernate.org
Tue Nov 2 08:24:03 EDT 2010

I'd say you're correct and the name should match in the metamodel.
Can you open a JIRA issue and even better try and work out a patch?

PS: I've spilled hot chocolate on my laptop in the past: not good, the machine slowly but inevitably dies as corrosion wins it over.

On 2 nov. 2010, at 12:35, Tomasz Blachowicz wrote:

> Hi,
> I had been working recently on some stuff that deals with JPA2 meta model.
> Hibernate is my JPA2 provider/engine. Everything works fine except one
> little thing that is name of the Entity. I'd expect that value returned by
> EntityType.getName() would be the same as @Entity.name but not the FQN of
> the entity class. Although this is not explicitly stated in the JPA2
> specification it is reasonable to expect that @Entity.name or the default
> value (shortened class name) is the name of the entity used in queries ans
> well as other places such as meta model. I know the topic of entity name was
> discussed  many times in the past (HHH-2597, HHH-4375, HHH-4465, HHH-5709),
> and the rationale has been given for current implementation of Hibernate,
> however the topic hasn't been touched in the context of meta model that is
> new stuff added in JPA2.
> I just wanted to know what is your thinking with regards to the matter at
> this stage and how likely is implementation of Hibernate would change to
> match EntityType.getName with @Entity.name.
> P.S.
> I just have spilled the entire cup of fresh coffee on my desktop while
> writing this message. The mouse seems to be drowned :|
> Cheers,
> Tom
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