[GRADLE-3520] Incremental Java compile does not rebuild when upstream classes are deleted Created: 06/Aug/16  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

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

Type: Bug
Reporter: Sterling Greene Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 5

Known Issue Of:


Given a project:
src/test/java/ATest.java (which uses A)
apply plugin: 'java'
compileTestJava.options.incremental = true

When 'A.java' is deleted, compileTestJava should be rebuilt and fail compilation.

Instead, Gradle reports compileTestJava as up-to-date. If the incremental compiler is not used, compileTestJava would be re-executed.

Comment by Lóránt Pintér [ 05/Oct/16 ]

Now tasks clean up their previous output after all their sources are gone.

Comment by Lóránt Pintér [ 05/Oct/16 ]

Sorry, this is only fixed for the non-incremental compiler. Turns out, this is a different issue than GRADLE-2579 and GRADLE-2440.

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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