This is a patch release for 7.6. We recommend using 7.6.1 instead of 7.6.

It fixes the following issues:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://github.com/gradle/gradle/releases/tag/v7.6.1

Upgrading to 7.6.1 is causing an issue on Windows for myself and several coworkers: Windows & Gradle 7.6.1 file lock not being released · Issue #24082 · gradle/gradle · GitHub