RFR 8208524: IntelliJ support broken since 2018.2

Maurizio Cimadamore maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Tue Jul 31 15:08:45 UTC 2018

Thanks for testing and reviewing Thomas!

I'll be pushing shortly another RFR in code tools for the jtreg plugin 
source code, which is also broken by the latest IJ update.


On 31/07/18 14:36, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> 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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