ManyToMany.targetEntity - JPA annotation element

Annotation Element
Class targetEntity

(Optional) The entity class that is the target of the association. Optional only if the collection-valued relationship property is defined using Java generics. Must be specified otherwise.

Defaults to the parameterized type of the collection when defined using generics.

Default value:
JPA 1.0

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