The new version of the Gradle plugin gradle-download-task 3.2.0 has just been
released. The plugin provides a
Download task that displays progress
information while downloading files, just like Gradle does when it fetches
an artifact from a repository.
Grab gradle-download-task 3.2.0 while it’s still hot:
The new version has been tested with Gradle 1.x up to 3.3 but should be compatible to any other version as well.
- The HTTP client is now cached if multiple files are downloaded from the the same host within the same task. This improves performance a bit.
- The plugin now supports
file://based URLs (thanks to Gregory Amerson)
http.nonProxyHostssystem property is now supported (thanks to Andrea Di Giorgi)
- Integration tests for Gradle 3.1 up to 3.3 were added
If you want to learn more about the plugin, have a look at its README file or at my earlier post.
I also strongly advice to read my blog post on 10 recipes for gradle-download-task to get an idea what you can do with the plugin.
Posted by Michel Krämer
on 29 January 2017
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