How can I use gradle wrapper without commiting binaries to my VCS?

I need to use a specific gradle version , and gradle wrapper seems like a good way to go so my users dont need to download gradle.

But, how can I use gradle wrapper w/o commiting a jar to my vcs?

The project itself, is actually a top level apache project (Bigtop) and so we can’t add binaries into the source code as part of standard apache convention.

You can’t. There is a plan to offer a native wrapper executable that’s installed once on a machine, but I can’t say when that will happen.

thanks again peter. okay, ill work on a workaround

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