The hibernate search configuration specified by programmatic API (SearchMapping class) is ignored for entities that have @MappedSuperclass parent.
All fields that are declared in a @MappedSuperclass parent are not recognized by programmatic config and ignored, when configured like this:
We've already found a workaround for this problem - to overwrite getter method in @Entity class (just calling super.getter) and configure it like following:
But I think that's not the real solution.
HibernateCore 4.1.2, HSearch 4.1.0, Glassfish3 (JPA) or even as a standalone java app