[GRADLE-2514] afterEvaluate closure not executed when evaluationDependsOn is specified Created: 09/Oct/12  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 1.2
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug
Reporter: Alex L Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0

Issue Links:
Related to GRADLE-3231 Calling Project.afterEvaluate() on al... Resolved


In a multi-project build, if there is an afterEvaluate closure defined for all subprojects, adding an evaluationDependsOn clause will cause the afterEvaluate closure to be skipped.

The correct behaviour would be for the afterEvaluate closure to be executed for all subprojects, no matter others subprojects' evaluation depend on them.

For example, supposing we have the following setup:

include 'A', 'B', 'C', 'D'
subprojects {
	//println "Init: $project.name"
	if( project.name == 'A' ) {
		evaluationDependsOn( ':B' )
		evaluationDependsOn( ':D' )
	} else if( project.name == 'D' ) {
		evaluationDependsOn( ':C' )
	afterEvaluate { subproject ->
		println "After eval: $subproject.name"

task build;

Running gradle -q build should yeld 4 lines:

After eval: C
After eval: D
After eval: B
After eval: A

However, afterEvaluate is not executed for B and D, so it ends up with the following output:

After eval: C
After eval: A

I don't see why this would be the intended functionality, so I believe it is a flaw in the project evaluation procedure.

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.

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