CLion 2020.3.4 Bug-fix Update
A new CLion 2020.3.4 bug-fix update is now available!
In this update we’ve fixed an issue with Compilation Database projects that caused the Build tool window not to be displayed when a project was reloaded using the editor widget. In addition, we’ve ported the trusted project functionality released earlier as part of CLion 2021.1.
Project security and trusted project notification
Obtaining a project from unknown or untrusted sources can raise serious security concerns. To prevent potential security risks, CLion (like other JetBrains IDEs) warns you about tasks or configurations that will be executed during the opening or cloning process, and it lets you specify which sources you trust.
When you open a CMake, Makefile, or Gradle Native project in CLion, the IDE executes the build script during the loading process, and this script could potentially contain untrusted code. When you try to open a project from an unknown source for the first time, CLion displays a warning and lets you decide how to proceed:
Check out this blog post to learn more about trusted projects in JetBrains IDEs.
As usual, the latest fixes and enhancements from the IntelliJ Platform are also included. You can find the full release notes here.
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