[hibernate-dev] Removing dom4j?

Chris Cranford chris at hibernate.org
Mon Feb 19 10:03:06 EST 2018

See below

On 02/18/2018 11:38 AM, Steve Ebersole wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 4:52 AM Jordan Gigov <coladict at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think transitioning to automatic bindings via JAXB will result in error
>> messages on wrong configurations becoming far too vague to be useful to the
>> users.
> I'm not understanding... we've used jaxb since 4.0
> I am just talking about envers and how it integrates with hibernate-core.
> At the moment it directly uses dom4j - we'd like to eventualy have it use
> the jaxb model instead

There is a JIRA [1] that specifically targets this work from an Envers

I have a working implementation based on Hibernate 5.x but this is
planned to be integrated in Hibernate 6.  I'd expect to see this get
integrated once we get a bit more development finalized around Hibernate
Core in 6.

[1]: https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-11483


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