Gradle assumes a command line a command line arg and then fails

Hi I am using gravel 5 on windows 7.0.
I get unexpected error when trying to run gravel with the init flag

gradle -init type java-application
Initialized native services in: C:\Users\u6035303.gradle\native
Unknown command-line option ‘-n’.

Why does it think -n is there?

Close this i was using a single - for the options , should had been –

Right. 2 dashes are needed.