bin/idea.sh and Cygwin

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Thu Nov 8 11:52:04 UTC 2018


Matthias,

On 08/11/18 11:45, Baesken, Matthias wrote:
> Hello, I tried to use  bin/idea.sh  with Cygwin to generate   project files for  IDEA  IntelliJ Community .
> 
> The  project file generation seems to work and outputs the   .idea - folder  with lots of xml files in it .
> However  ,  when opening the project from IDEA,  it fails  with  a message :
> 
> VCS root  configuration  problems  -
> 
> The directory  \cygdrive\C\hg\open\jdk\jdk6 is registered as a hg4idea root  but no hg4idea  repositories were found  there .
> C.\hg\open\jdk\jdk6
> 
> 
> Could it be that  the Cygwin-paths  in the generated xml-files  confuse  the IDEA intelliJ IDE ?

Certainly looks like it.

> Has anybody ever used it successfully  with Cygwin/ Windows  ?
> ( or with some other UNIX shell/toolset for Windows) ?

I have not tried. I use it successfully on macOS and Linux.

-Chris.


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