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Subject [11/15] incubator-brooklyn git commit: Update IntelliJ configuration
Date Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:53:30 GMT
Update IntelliJ configuration

Remove reference to Java 1.6 (Brooklyn doesn't support this any more) and add a note about
"optimize imports" reconfiguration.


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: fb7a70f47665720fea1e612fe58c4e5edaf4b154
Parents: 7ca2781
Author: Richard Downer <>
Authored: Tue Sep 15 13:32:29 2015 +0100
Committer: Richard Downer <>
Committed: Tue Sep 15 13:32:29 2015 +0100

 docs/guide/dev/env/ide/ | 10 +++++-----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
diff --git a/docs/guide/dev/env/ide/ b/docs/guide/dev/env/ide/
index f046abc..b33ef1a 100644
--- a/docs/guide/dev/env/ide/
+++ b/docs/guide/dev/env/ide/
@@ -87,11 +87,11 @@ To develop or debug Brooklyn in IntelliJ, you will need to ensure that
the Groov
 via the IntelliJ IDEA | Preferences | Plugins menu. Once installed, you can open Brooklyn
from the root folder, 
 (e.g. ``~/myfiles/brooklyn``) which will automatically open the subprojects.
-You will need the java compiler 1.7 or higher.
-There have previously been issues where the java 6 compiler incorrectly identified the return
type of functions that use
-generics. These issues have been refactored away, however may return in future. 
-If you encounter these problems, ensure that your java compiler is set to level 1.7 or higher,

-or setup IntelliJ to use the Eclipse compiler (Settings | Compiler | Java Compiler | "Use
Compiler" combobox).
+Brooklyn has informally standardized on arranging `import` statements as per Eclipse's default
+IntelliJ's default configuration is different, which can result in unwanted "noise" in commits
where imports are
+shuffled backward and forward between the two types - PRs which do this will likely fail
the review. To avoid this,
+reconfigure IntelliJ to organize imports similar to Eclipse. See [this StackOverflow answer](
+for a suitable configuration.
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