[GRADLE-2891] Crash when copying files to build.gradle directory. Created: 18/Sep/13  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

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

Type: Bug
Reporter: Gradle Forums Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0


I've reproduced this with gradle 1.7 and 1.8-rc-1 on two separate 64 bit Windows 7 machines and a 32 bit Windows XP virtual machine.
See [1]https://gist.github.com/sytsereitsma/... for the crash dump.

Use the following project structure:
+ Blah (directory)

The following code is in build.gradle:

task CrashBoom (type : Copy) {
from 'Blah'
into '.'


[1] https://gist.github.com/sytsereitsma/6592444

Comment by Gradle Forums [ 18/Sep/13 ]

SomeFile.txt should be in the blah directory, the indent was lost.
I get the same crash when specifying the underlying directory ('..' instead of '.'). It does not matter whether I specify the full path or the relative path.

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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