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In what aspects is Gradle better at dependencies evaluation than Ant?

Tom Yanas
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Joined: Feb 16, 2012
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I have used Ant and have found that it's dependencies evaluation is dependable. How is Gradle better?
Hubert Klein Ikkink
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Joined: Jan 10, 2013
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Hi Tom,

The Gradle developers really want the dependency mechanism to work good. The implemented a dependency resolution:
http://www.gradle.org/docs/current/userguide/userguide_single.html#sec:dependency_resolution
and also a clever cache, so no unnecessary downloads are required:
http://www.gradle.org/docs/current/userguide/userguide_single.html#sec:dependency_cache

 
 
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