Gradle 5.5.1 releases: automation building tools


Gradle is a build tool with a focus on build automation and support for multi-language development. If you are building, testing, publishing, and deploying software on any platform, it offers a flexible model that can support the entire development lifecycle from compiling and packaging code to publishing web sites. It has been designed to support build automation across multiple languages and platforms including Java, Scala, Android, C/C++, and Groovy, and is closely integrated with development tools and continuous integration servers including Eclipse, IntelliJ, and Jenkins.


  • Highly customizable — Gradle is modeled in a way that customizable and extensible in the most fundamental ways.
  • Fast — Gradle completes tasks quickly by reusing outputs from previous executions, processing only inputs that changed, and executing tasks in parallel.
  • Powerful — Gradle is the official build tool for Android, and comes with support for many popular languages and technologies.

Changelog v5.5.1

This bug-fix release contains three changes to Gradle 5.5:

  • Combination of errorprone-gradle-plugin and options.fork = true causes Java compilation to fail in Gradle 5.5 #9897
  • Using dependency declaration gradleKotlinDsl() fails with 5.5 #9919
  • Chain of transitives aligned by same platform can lead to broken resolution #9882