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CLion 2018.2 EAP: fixes for project models, WSL and more


A new CLion 2018.2 EAP (build 182.2949.5) is now available! A patch-update will be available shortly in case you are using the previous EAP build.

Download CLion 2018.2 EAP

Project Model

CLion 2018.2 brought two new project models: Gradle and compilation database. This build comes with a few related fixes:

  • For Gradle C++ projects: red highlighting for C++ headers on Windows for Microsoft Visual Studio toolchain used (CPP-12936).
  • For compilation database: language type of the files is resolved automatically based on compiler options (CPP-13052).


Windows Subsystem for Linux toolchain support was added in CLion 2018.1. It’s great to see users who find WSL support in CLion beneficial! And we are grateful for all your feedback. A few fixes were introduced here:

  • Support for WSL background processes was added (starting from Windows 10 v1803).
  • Run to cursor was fixed for the WSL case (CPP-11902).

Other improvements

This build includes a bunch of fixes for Clang-Tidy integration, as well as improvements to parser / code highlighting. Full release notes are available by the link.

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