Changing jar task destinationDir still leaves temporary manifest file at its original place

Hello, In a multi-project java build I redirect artifact (class, jar) production to a dir that is under the root project above subprojects. All is well, except that temporary manifests are still generated to under the sub projects build/tmp/jar/MANIFEST.MF. This thwarts my intentions of moving things out of subprojects.

I guess these should go to the top build too. Is there a way to accomplish this? Thanks!

Instead of changing individual output paths, have you tried to change the location of the whole build directory?

buildDir = …

Hello Peter,

Thank you, that was it!