[GRADLE-2327] deal with project dependency cycles in eclipse Created: 25/May/12 Updated: 10/Feb/17 Resolved: 10/Feb/17
Eclipse plugin for certain Gradle multi-projects may generate metadata that will cause 'cycle' error in Eclipse. This may happen if project dependencies are used on given configuration. There's a way to resolve this problem in Eclipse by turning this error into a warning: Window > Preferences > Java > Compiler > Building > Build path problems > Circular dependencies = Warning.
Some options how to deal with the problem better:
1. eclipse plugin detects the cycle and generates the metadata in such a way Eclipse is happy. This requires changing the eclipse plugin quite a bit to potentially create multiple Eclipse project per single Gradle project.
I'd suggest to do #3 for the time being because it is cheap, risk-free and gets us closer to #1 and #2 anyway (because we would have to implement the 'cycle detection' that is needed for every option).
|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.