Gradle takes much time downloading POM and JAR files from the Maven repository when we compile our projects for the first time. If Gradle can download several POM and JAR files simultaneously (using many threads), the compilation process may probably be much faster.
Can Gradle download several JAR from the Maven repository simultaneously when resolving dependencies
fs523577192 (Wu Yuping) #1
st_oehme (Stefan Oehme) #2
It can’t yet, but this is something that we intend to improve.