RFR 8208524: IntelliJ support broken since 2018.2

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 13:36:48 UTC 2018

Hi Maurizio,

thank you for fixing this. I tested it and it works. I did not dive
deeply into the issue, but your changes look like they do what you
claim they do.

Thanks, Thomas

On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 7:50 PM, Maurizio Cimadamore
<maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> support for IntelliJ projects (both langtools specific and JDK-wide) is
> broken by a fix in the latest IntelliJ 2018.2, which prevents parsing of ant
> files inside the .idea configuration folder.
> The solution is to copy the ant file into some sub-folder of the build
> folder (I've called it .idea-support for now), which fixes the issue.
> I have more changes in the pipeline to improve the IntelliJ support,
> including one which fixes the -o flag (e.g. JDK-8180794) - that's to say
> that I know that this patch adds more assumptions on the location of the
> build folder, but we have plans to remove such assumptions in due course. In
> the short term, priority is to keep support working.
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcimadamore/8208524/
> Cheers
> Maurizio

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