Merikan Blog

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Unable to build my project with Intellij

Today I had some serious problems with my Intellij installation. It all started after updating to the current latest patch 2020.3.2 and I could no longer build my project inside Intellij. I had no problem building it from the command line with maven but in the ide, it refused to build. My problem was java: JPS incremental annotation processing is disabled. Compilation results on partial recompilation may be inaccurate. Use build process "jps.

Troubleshooting Hyperswitch

time to fix this once and for all

update 20190625: Sometimes the login console prevents hyperswitch to work properly, see below. Intro For many years I’ve been using an excellent little gem called Hyperswitch. From time to time I have had problems with it, suddenly it just stopped working and I have never found out what the reason really was. I have Googled for it and tried all sorts of things but nothing has worked and suddenly it has started to work again.

Upgrade to Bash 5 in MacOS

I am a long time user of Zsh but I also use Bash now and then but mostly when running bash scripts. The other day when upgrading SdkMan it complained that I was using an old version of bash. I have to admit that I have used the default bash installation in MacOS. What I didn’t know was that Apple will not update Bash, because the latest version is licensed under GPLv3, which Apple cannot use.