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The 5.2.0 release of Hibernate ORM has just been tagged and published.
Many of the changes in 5.2.0 have important ramifications in terms of both usage and extension. Be sure to read the 5.2 Migration Guide for details.
The complete list of changes can be found here. Below is a discussion of the major changes.