[GRADLE-2911] Attaching source information to dependencies (eg: for use in the Eclipse plugin) Created: 02/Oct/13  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

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

Type: Task
Reporter: Gradle Forums Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 4


First posted here: [1]http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19...

I have this dependency:

testCompile group:"org.apache.mrunit", name:"mrunit", version:"1.+", classifier:'hadoop2'

I'm also using the `eclipse` plugin, but that dependency isn't getting its sources attached. The sources are there in Maven Central, hiding under the "sources" classifier, so I tried adding this:

testCompile group:"org.apache.mrunit", name:"mrunit", version:"1.+", classifier:'sources'

But that didn't solve my problem.

It'd be nice to have a way to specify the source dependency for a code dependency.
[1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19081423/attaching-a-source-dependency-to-a-dependency-with-classifiers

Comment by Andrew Grabko [ 04/Nov/13 ]

I tried to make it another way:
compile('org.codehaus.groovy:groovy:2.1.9') {

{ name = 'groovy' type = 'jar' extension = 'jar' classifier = 'indy' }


{ name = 'groovy' type = 'source' extension = 'jar' classifier = 'sources' }

but is still doesn't work in IDEA.

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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