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    If you  cannot or don't want to rely on auto-configuration of Hibernate  Validator, for example in a JPA 1 environment and you are using Spring,  all one needs to do is this:
              factory-method="buildDefaultValidatorFactory" />

    To wire these beans into the sessionfactory in hibernate, this  is all that needs to be done given the other bean definitions: