[GRADLE-3529] Gradle compares versions differently to maven Created: 19/Aug/16 Updated: 20/Jan/17 Resolved: 20/Jan/17
Given version range for dependencies Maven sometimes finds a matching dependency, whereas Gradle doesn't. This was reported to happen for the following build script:
The StaticVersionComparator compares the various parts of two versions. Given that one version (like 3.8.0.v) has a part which another version doesn't (the v compared to 3.8.0) the version is bigger if the part is a number and smaller if the part is something else. This means that 3.8.0.v (or 3.8.0.v20160316-1921) is smaller than 3.8.0 since v is not a number (see the code2).
|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]|
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|Comment by Stefan Wolf [ 20/Jan/17 ]|
I am closing this as duplicate of https://github.com/gradle/gradle/issues/1218.