I have made a little progress since posting the previous note:
- a working ant build that runs the original Java app fine
In IDEA 2017.2 EAP
- imported the application and have got all 14 modules building with no errors
- installed eclipser and converted the launch file
However, I when I try and run the program I get:
Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NullPointerException
Line 81 is:
I came across the same problem with the App when I tried to get it going with Eclipse about a year ago. It looks like if the code will run happily in Eclipse with the jar file and the classes that were built by ant? - but if the classes etc get rebuilt then this problem occurs . . The resource is a file called:
I tried adding:
to Settings -> Compiler -> Resource Patterns with no improvement . .
Any suggestions about how I should proceed?