[GRADLE-3187] Gradle commands are executed relative to the root project instead of the current directory project if -c switch is used to explicitly set config file location Created: 28/Oct/14 Updated: 10/Feb/17 Resolved: 10/Feb/17
in our gradle build environment, we have different projects in independent directories. I defined all projects and their directories in settings.gradle. Running on Gradle 2.0, the build was running fine. That is, running from a subproject directory, only this subproject and all dependencies were built. Starting with Gradle 2.1 (and also current 2.2 nightly), running gradle with some task (e.g. compileJava) from a subproject directory leads to the task with this name being run for all projects. Is this change in behaviour considered a bug or what can I do to get the old behaviour back?
My Setup: I declare all projects in settings.gradle and run gradle with "-c /absolutePathATo/gradleSettings/settings.gradle". The build logic is defined in a root project. I could reproduce the issue with the following (minimal) gradle files.
include ':proj1', ':proj2'
project(':proj2').projectDir = new File("/absolutePathDTo/gradleproj2")
project(':proj1').projectDir = new File("/absolutePathCTo/gradleproj1")
//project(':proj1:sub').projectDir = new File("/absolutePathETo/gradleproj1sub")
rootProject.projectDir = new File("/absolutePathBTo//gradleroot")
apply plugin: 'java'
On Gradle 2.0, running "gradle -c /absolutePathTo/gradle/gradlesettings/settings.gradle compileJava" from /absolutePathTo/gradle/gradleproj1 will lead to only proj1 being built, while on Gradle 2.1 all projects will be built.
Thank you in advance,
|Comment by Gradle Forums [ 28/Oct/14 ]|
I'm still very much trying to find a solution. We're in the process of evaluating to switch from ant to gradle. Since I cannot change our directory structure, I'm stuck with this issue.
Is there any other way to setup a multi-project build with a completely custom directory structure which still works in gradle 2.1 and newer? Or is this change in behavior from gradle 2.0 to 2.1 considered a bug and will be fixed?
|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.