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IntelliJ 14.1.5: Unable to import maven project

After a recent IntelliJ upgrade I’ve been running into the following error when trying to attach the sources of any library being pulled in via Maven:

Unable to import maven project

It seems like this is a recent issue in the 14.x series and luckily is reasonably easy to fix by adding the following flag to the VM options passed to the Maven importer:


And this is where you need to add it:

2015 09 30 00 18 17

Cmd + , -> Build, Execution, Deployment -> Build Tools -> Maven -> Importing

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