[GRADLE-2074] Missing WEB-INF/classes when setting a custom classpath Created: 31/Jan/12  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 1.0-milestone-7
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug
Reporter: Kirk Rasmussen Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0


According to the documentation the default 'classpath' setting is 'project.configurations.runtime - project.configurations.providedRuntime',


However when setting this value explicitly using the 'default' value it will generate a WAR which is missing WEB-INF/classes


{ classpath = project.configurations.runtime - project.configurations.providedRuntime }

My real goal is that I want to excluded Groovy (for a Groovy project destined for a OSGi bundle) from the WEB-INF/lib so I tried the following which worked but it also had the side effect of removing 'WEB-INF/classes' as well:


{ // haque to exclude Groovy runtime from WEB-INF/lib/* classpath = project.configurations.runtime - project.configurations.providedRuntime - project.configurations.groovy }

Comment by Kirk Rasmussen [ 31/Jan/12 ]

This is what I did as a workaround for now:

war {
	classpath = []
	from(sourceSets.main.output.classesDir) {
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Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]

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