Hi all,
I'm using Hibernate, HSQL and Spring. But i have the following ugly errors.
I don't know what to do. Any help will be appreciated.

org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'mySessionFactory' defined in ServletContext resource [/WEB-INF/dispatcher-servlet.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.BeanInstantiationException: Could not instantiate bean class [org.hibernate.cfg.AnnotationConfiguration]: Constructor threw exception; nested exception is java.lang.ClassCastException

org.springframework.beans.BeanInstantiationException: Could not instantiate bean class [org.hibernate.cfg.AnnotationConfiguration]: Constructor threw exception; nested exception is java.lang.ClassCastException: org.hibernate.annotations.common.reflection.java.JavaReflectionManager cannot be cast to org.hibernate.annotations.common.reflection.MetadataProviderInjector

java.lang.ClassCastException: org.hibernate.annotations.common.reflection.java.JavaReflectionManager cannot be cast to org.hibernate.annotations.common.reflection.MetadataProviderInjector
dispatcher-servlet.xml 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<beans xmlns="http://www.springframework.org/schema/beans"
	xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
	xmlns:p="http://www.springframework.org/schema/p"
	xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.springframework.org/schema/beans http://www.springframework.org/schema/beans/spring-beans.xsd">

	<bean id="viewResolver" class="org.springframework.web.servlet.view.InternalResourceViewResolver" p:prefix="/WEB-INF/jsp/" p:suffix=".jsp" />
	
	<bean id="myDataSource" class="org.apache.commons.dbcp.BasicDataSource" destroy-method="close">
		<property name="driverClassName" value="org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver"/>
		<property name="url" value="jdbc:hsqldb:hsql://localhost"/>
		<property name="username" value="sa"/>
		<property name="password" value=""/>
	</bean>
	
	<bean id="mySessionFactory" class="org.springframework.orm.hibernate3.annotation.AnnotationSessionFactoryBean">
		<property name="dataSource" ref="myDataSource" />
		<property name="annotatedClasses">
			<list>
				<value>com.vaannila.domain.User</value>
			</list>
		</property>
		<property name="hibernateProperties">
			<props>
				<prop key="hibernate.dialect">org.hibernate.dialect.HSQLDialect</prop>
				<prop key="hibernate.show_sql">true</prop>
				<prop key="hibernate.hbm2ddl.auto">create</prop>
			</props>
		</property>
	</bean>
	
	<bean id="myUserDAO" class="com.vaannila.dao.UserDAOImpl">
		<property name="sessionFactory" ref="mySessionFactory"/>
	</bean>
	
	<bean name="/user/*.htm" class="com.vaannila.web.UserController" >
		<property name="userDAO" ref="myUserDAO" />
	</bean>
	
</beans>

Edited 5 Years Ago by peter_budo: Adding code tags to error message

Issue solved by upgrading Hibernate Core 3.5.1 Final to Hibernate Core 3.6.5 final.

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