Today I ran into a really stupid error message when I tried to recompile
Evaluating root project ‘cascading-jdbc’ using build file ‘/home/…/cascading-jdbc/build.gradle’.
FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.
Build file ‘/home/…/cascading-jdbc/build.gradle’ line: 68
* What went wrong:
A problem occurred evaluating root project ‘cascading-jdbc’.
> Could not find method create() for arguments [fatJarPrepareFiles, class eu.appsatori.gradle.fatjar.tasks.PrepareFiles] on task set.
Run with –stacktrace option to get the stack trace. Run with –debug option to get more log output.
Total time: 5.355 secs
Check your gradle version … I ran a brand new Ubuntu with the shipped gradle version 1.4. Well the cascading readme states that gradle 1.8 is required … and it really is.