I have a project with parent pom and couple child poms. One of the childs has 'profiles.xml' in it's directory next to 'pom.xml'. And Idea complains that it couldn't parse it (shows error underline on my project in Maven tab) and won't completely import that particular child project pom dependencies. If I delete 'profiles.xml' it would import and work. Opening this file shows "green" inspections state, but I found a catch. File sample:
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