The Gradle team is pleased to announce the availability of the second release candidate for Gradle 2.8.
This release candidate fixes some regressions reported in the first RC for 2.8. Most of them are related to the update of the groovy version and but also other fixes like problems with mixing top level model elements and custom component/binary/source set types in a plugin or refinements to the IDE project name deduplication enhancements.
For a full list of new features, small improvements and bugfixes please check the release notes
Downloads and wrapper usage instructions are available at http://gradle.org/release-candidate. Please try Gradle 2.8-rc-2 with your projects and report any problems.