[GRADLE-3442] Interim dependency substitutions are not reported in dependencies report Created: 22/Apr/16  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 2.13-rc-1
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug
Reporter: Luke Daley Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0


Given the following dependencies:

1. org.codehaus.groovy:groovy-all:2.4.6
2. org.codehaus.groovy:groovy:2.4.6

… and a substitution rule that substitutes org.codehaus.groovy:groovy-all:2.4.6 for org.codehaus.groovy:groovy:2.4.4, used in conjunction with failOnVersionConflict(), the following will be reported:

   > A conflict was found between the following modules:
      - org.codehaus.groovy:groovy:2.4.6
      - org.codehaus.groovy:groovy:2.4.4

Given that this prevents `gradle dependencies` from being used (i.e. the above failure happens before the report is generated), a typical debugging practice is to disable failOnVersionConflict() and generate a dependency report. This will yield the following:

org.codehaus.groovy:groovy-all:2.4.6 -> org.codehaus.groovy:groovy:2.4.6 (conflict resolution)

While that's correct, it doesn't give any indication about the actual conflict.

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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