[hibernate-dev] Support for entities without default constructor

Vlad Mihalcea mihalcea.vlad at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 02:34:10 EST 2018

For anyone interested, Josh Long tell more about why they took this
approach where they inject the default constructor:


Rafael Winterhaler shows that this can be easily done with Byte Buddy which
we already used before:


If we can prove that it's indeed significantly faster than using Java
Reflection to build entities,
I think we should think about taking this approach as well.

What do you think of this?


On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 5:03 PM, Vlad Mihalcea <mihalcea.vlad at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I realized that we could allow users to define entities without a default
> constructor.
> For Kotlin, which supportsdefault values, this could be beneficial.
> There is some info about how we could do that in this using Objenesis in
> the following Spring issue:
> https://jira.spring.io/plugins/servlet/mobile#issue/SPR-10594
> Let me know what you think,
> Vlad

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