[GRADLE-2013] Version in DependencyManagement of Parent pom not considered Created: 23/Dec/11 Updated: 10/Feb/17 Resolved: 10/Feb/17
Im currently working with Gradle Milestone 6 on a larger project. We have a few issues after migrating our partially working gradle build from Milestone 3 to Milestone 6. One of the issues is that the version numbers of the parent pom of a project we're referencing seems to be no longer considered:
The parent pom containins:
The versions in the dependencyManagement section of the parent pom should override versions of transitive dependencies (http://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-dependency-mechanism.html#Dependency_Management). That means in the above example that hibernate-core version 3.3.1.GA should be used (from the parent pom). This is also how gradle up to Milestone 5 works. Unfortunately in Milestone 6 you changed the behaviour. In our project, gradle MS6 resolves hibernate-core to version 3.3.0.SP1.
|Comment by Stefan Sieber [ 23/Dec/11 ]|
Forgot to mention the workaround (which works for me) as proposed by Daz DeBoer
There is a workaround for this issue: use the new "force" feature on ResolutionStrategy to set the correct version of hibernate-core. Of course, this doesn't make use of the information in the parent pom, but it will allow you to use the correct version. (see http://gradle.org/releases/latest/docs/dsl/org.gradle.api.artifacts.ResolutionStrategy.html)
|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]|
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|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]|
Thanks again for reporting this issue. We haven't heard back from you after our inquiry from November 15th. We are closing this issue now. Please create an issue on GitHub if you still feel passionate about getting it resolved.