In EclipseLink 1.0 the new eclipselink-orm.xml mapping file is introduced (See bug 200040). This mapping file can be used in place of JPA's standard mapping file or can be used to override a JPA mapping file. In additional to allowing all of the standard JPA mapping capabilities it also includes advanced mapping types and options.
The EclipseLink ORM schema (eclipselink_orm_1_0.xsd) can be used with the following header:
Configuring usage in persistence.xmlA persistence unit can use one or more of these mapping files in the same way a standard JPA ORM mapping XML file can be used. The default location of