Type: New Feature
Affects Version/s: 0.9.1
Fix Version/s: 0.9-rc-3
Currently, as documented, only dependency-level exclude rules are processed in the Maven POM . It would be useful to be able to convert configuration-level exclude rules as well.
The code changes to implement this , as well as a modified sample project  to demonstrate, are available in the following fork:
The fork also includes a fix to ensure the XmlTransformerTest works on Windows .
Please email demobox1 [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk if a pull request would be useful.
 http://www.gradle.org/0.9-preview-1/docs/userguide/userguide_single.html, "22.214.171.124. Dependency mapping"