I've just started work on a plugin to support Pony programming language. Everything went smoothly so far except now I have an issue I seem unable to get through, maybe I don't understand something so I'd appreciate clarifications.
I'm adding an external builder, which I understand is the way to run the compiler on source files. Pony compiler is simple enough and to compile all sources it just needs to be invoked with a single command without params in proper work dir.
I looked at both intellij-haskforce and intellij-erlang for inspiration and even though I think I've implemented all required pieces, external build doesn't trigger. I tried debugging the external builder but breakpoints in my implementation of the BuilderService never worked.
I added the jps-plugin to project dependencies in plugin module. Checking the ~/Library/Caches/IdeaIC14/plugins-sandbox/plugins/intellij-pony/classes/META-INF I see services and proper extension, also classes are located in the classes folder
The implementation is located in the github repo https://github.com/pbuda/intellij-pony/tree/feature/runner.
Any hints/tips are very welcome.