bin/idea.sh and Cygwin

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Thu Nov 8 17:04:44 UTC 2018


A patch fixing idea.sh so that it works on Windows would certainly be 
welcome.

/Erik


On 2018-11-08 05:12, Baesken, Matthias wrote:
> Hi  Chris ,  thanks for the info .
>
> However I found out that replacing the   /cygdrive/C/     with C:/     in   the   top-level  xml/iml    files in the  ".idea"  - folder
>   makes   IntelliJ   happy,  I could then  open  the project successfully  from IntelliJ  .
>
> So I guess a  couple  of    "cygpath  -aw"  -calls  at the right places  in the project generation   might   fix  the idea.sh   based project file generation on Cygwin   (without postprocessing).
> Any comments on this ?
>
> Or is there another  way  to get   .idea/-files  that open  "out of the box"   ?
>   
>
> Best regards, Matthias
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Chris Hegarty <chris.hegarty at oracle.com>
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 8. November 2018 12:52
>> To: Baesken, Matthias <matthias.baesken at sap.com>; 'build-
>> dev at openjdk.java.net' <build-dev at openjdk.java.net>;
>> maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
>> Subject: Re: bin/idea.sh and Cygwin
>>
>> 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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