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How to building the community edition of IntelliJ with a mounted disk partition encrypted with eCryptf?

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I've spent several hours to figure that using eCryptf ( to access encrypted files belonging to a mounted partition where the IntelliJ IDEA project ( has been cloned, was compromising all my attempts to build the project. 

Fortunately, once again, stackoverflow came to the rescue :

I had only to move the newly cloned repository to another unencrypted partition in order to be able to build the project successfully. It seems that eCryptfs doesn't play well with long file names.