[GRADLE-3036] certain resolve exceptions may be lost during the resolution Created: 04/Mar/14  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 1.11
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug
Reporter: Szczepan Faber Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0

dependencies {
  compile "org:foo:1.0" { transitive = false }
  compile "org:bar:1.0"
//graph:  foo:1.0 -> bar:1.0 -> missing:1.0

The error message will say that missing:1.0 cannot be resolved and is pulled by direct dependency foo:1.0. Normally, it's ok, however in this instance the direct dependency foo:1.0 is declared as transitive = false. So the exception message should say that missing:1.0 is not found but it is pulled by bar->foo->missing. In real life, when there are lots of dependencies, it's quite hard to track the problem.

My theory is that we're missing the right exception for some reason somewhere in the code that consumes the resolve results and serializes them to disk.

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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