Hibernate 3.6.1-Final has mainly bug fixes with several improvements.
Of particular interest are:
- HHH-5830 improves how Hibernate handles large string and binary (BLOB, LOB, LONGVARCHAR, LONGVARBINARY) SQL types, expecially for Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MS SQL Server.
- Fixes related to JPA 2.0.
- Improvements to better support MS SQL Server 2005 and 2008.
For more details about Hibernate 3.6.1-Final, see the release notes.
The release bundles have been uploaded to SourceForge.