Self update feature for full gradle installation


(Rijnhard Hessel) #1

To compare gradle to a PHP space equivalent, composer is most likely to pop up, and working with both (for different projects and reasons) there are a few features both could borrow from each other:

One such feature that composer has that I think gradle could use is:

‘self-update’

it updates the installation directory (system wide in that case) to the latest version with a simple cmd command.

I see no reason why this wouldn’t benefit gradle.

it may be necessary to build in a

‘self-update rollback’

command to allow a quick rollback incase of unknown issues with backwards compatibility.

Even better if it could warn about issues detected with build.files and breaking changes.