bin/idea.sh and Cygwin
chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Thu Nov 8 11:52:04 UTC 2018
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 .
> 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.
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