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At the moment, JetBrains provides builds of fsnotifier binary only for x86 and x86-64 architectures. If you want to use it on some other platform, please compile it yourself:


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Alternatively, you may copy the compiled file to any location and specify a full path to it in the idea.filewatcher.executable.path line (may be convenient when there are more than one IDE installed on the system).

You may need to adjust inotify(7) instances and watches limits.