[GRADLE-3274] Excludes not recognized by maven-publish when injected at configuration level Created: 08/Apr/15  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 2.1
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug
Reporter: Mark Vieira (Inactive) Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 1


This is an extension to GRADLE-2945.

The bug is fixed as described, i.e. the following works:

dependencies {
runtime (group: 'com.foo', name: 'library', version: '1.0.0', ext: 'zip') { exclude group: '*' }

What I want is to specify the dependency as-is, but without the exclusion, and to inject the exclusion at the configuration level from the parent project (so that no transitive dependencies are applied to the pom for any dependency)

So the new code becomes:

configurations {
runtime.exclude group: '*'

dependencies {
runtime (group: 'com.foo', name: 'library', version: '1.0.0', ext: 'zip')

Based on the documentation:
Adds an exclude rule to exclude transitive dependencies for all dependencies of this configuration.2

I would expect the behaviour to be consistent with the module-level exclusion.

Comment by Mark Vieira (Inactive) [ 08/Apr/15 ]

You can disable transitive dependencies at the configuration level like so.

configurations {
    runtime {
        transitive = false
Comment by Mark Vieira (Inactive) [ 08/Apr/15 ]

I tried your suggestion, but it was also not honored by the maven-publish plugin.

The result I am looking for is for the following to be present inside the pom for each dependency:


So far, the only way to do this is by explicitly specifying the exclude at the module level:

 dependencies {
     runtime (group: 'com.foo', name: 'library', version: '1.0.0', ext: 'zip') { 
         exclude group: '*' 

I can't find any way of injecting this behaviour from the parent project.

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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