[hibernate-dev] Shared-cache-mode documentation description for Hibernate 4.1.x

Scott Marlow smarlow at redhat.com
Tue May 1 13:27:27 EDT 2012

In http://docs.jboss.org/hibernate/core/4.0/hem/en-US/html_single/, I 
see the following description of shared-cache-mode.  I think the default 
is described incorrectly.  I'll create a jira for this but wanted to see 
if others agree with me.


By default, entities are elected for second-level cache if annotated 
with @Cacheable. You can however:

   ALL: force caching for all entities

   NONE: disable caching for all entities (useful to take second-level 
cache out of the equation)

   ENABLE_SELECTIVE (default): enable caching when explicitly marked

   DISABLE_SELECTIVE: enable caching unless explicitly marked as 
@Cacheable(false) (not recommended)

     See Hibernate Annotation's documentation for more details.

Shared-cache-mode looks correct to me in the Hibernate developer guide 
(see section 6.2.1. Configuring your cache providers in 


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