Hibernate Core 4.0.0.Beta5 has just been released. The complete list of changes can be found in JIRA release notes. Things are moving along with the main focus on the new metamodel and its integration into the Core engine.
Hibernate Validator 4.2.0.CR1 is finally ready for download via the JBoss Maven Repository or SourceForge. We promise you won't have to wait so long for 4.2.0.Final.
In total we addressed 28 issues. Most of the issues where minor bug fixes, documentation and code refactorings. Thanks you everyone providing bug reports and helping us to make Validator even better :-)
Moving from Alpha1 to Beta1, I am happy to announce the release of Hibernate Search 3.4.0.Beta1. The release includes an upgrade to Hibernate Core 3.6.2 and the usual bug fixes (see Jira release notes for all the gory details).
Hibernate Metamodel Generator 1.1.1.Final is available for download from the JBoss Maven repo or from SourceForge.
This micro release addresses METAGEN-49 which can cause a ConcurrentModificationException in cases where xml and annotation based configuration are mixed. Hopefully this bug did not cause too much trouble.