[GRADLE-1741] Expose remotely available gradle versions via the tooling api Created: 11/Aug/11  Updated: 16/Jan/17  Resolved: 16/Jan/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 1.0-milestone-4
Fix Version/s: None

Type: New Feature
Reporter: Denis Zhdanov Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0


Consider the situation when end-user works with the gradle via application, which in turn uses tooling api. It seems convenient to allow end-user to choose target gradle version to work with. The actions sequence looks like below then:

  1. Intermediate application asks the tooling api about remotely available gradle versions;
  2. The application shows GUI with the available versions to the end-user;
  3. End-user selects target gradle version he or she wants to work with;
  4. The application downloads target version (GradleConnector.useDistribution());

Comment by Mark Vieira (Inactive) [ 12/Feb/16 ]

Not sure this is something that should be added to the Tooling API since there is a service endpoint you can hit to gather this information: http://services.gradle.org/versions/all.

Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]

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Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 16/Jan/17 ]

From my perspective it should be easy enough to hit the URL provided by Mark to retrieve available version. We are not going to build that functionality into the Tooling API.

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