Change plugin sandbox boot JDK


I am developing a plugin for Intellji, but this plugin depends on JDK 12. Intellji runs on (a custom version of) JDK 8. I know how to switch this for the IDE I am developing the plugin in, but I cannot find how I can configure the boot JDK of the sandbox IDE. Is this at all possible? I am currently testing the plugin by building the plugin and installing it manually, but this does not allow me to debug the plugin. I am also using Gradle for the plugin, if that makes any difference.


Thanks in advance!


If I am not mistaken, this only works for JDK 8 and 11, while my plugin requires 12. Based on the versions listed here:


You can use any JDK there, not just JetBrains Runtime.


Okay thanks, I solved it by avoiding the dependency on JDK 12.


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