[GRADLE-3244] Ivy modules with negative dependency configuration mappings fail to resolve Created: 17/Feb/15  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

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

Type: Bug
Reporter: Gary Hale Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0


Between Gradle 1.6 and Gradle 1.7, Ivy modules that have negative dependency configuration mappings no longer resolve. For instance:

<configurations defaultconfmapping="test->;default->,!test;%->*,!test">
<conf name="test" extends="default"/>
<conf name="default"/>

Results in:

Execution failed for task ':dependencies'.
> Could not resolve all dependencies for configuration ':compile'.
> Module version xxx:yyy:5.63.0, configuration 'default' declares a dependency on configuration '*!test' which is not declared in the module descriptor for net.sourceforge.cobertura:cobertura:1.9

This issue was reported at: http://forums.gradle.org/gradle/topics/gradle-2-3-ivy-configuration-mapping-makes-dependencies-resolution-to-fail-test

A test project can be found at: https://github.com/Starch/test-ivy

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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