This is the first CR release for the Hibernate ORM 5.3 family. 5.3 represents a JPA 2.2 compatible version on top of 5.2. CR1 indicates that we have verified that this release passes the JPA 2.2 TCK. In 2 weeks (Feb 28) we will release either Final or CR2.
See Jira for the complete list of changes
See the downloads page for details on obtaining this release
Previous 5.3 development releases: