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  2. JENKINS-38479

Grade Plugin: Fix Documentation of the "Root Build script" attribute

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Fixed but Unreleased (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Component/s: gradle-plugin
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      Jenkins ver. 1.642.18.3 (CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise 15.11)
      Gradle Plugin
      Chrome Web browser
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      Description

      The Gradle plugin has the following documentation for the "Root Build script" attribute:

      If your workspace has the top-level build.gradle in somewhere other than the module root directory, specify the path (relative to the module root) here, such as ${workspace}/parent/ instead of just ${workspace}. If left empty, defaults to build.gradle

      The doc is confusing because:
      1) The doc states the path is relative to the module root, but at the same time it provides an example with an absolute path - assuming ${workspace} is expanded to an absolute path.
      2) The doc provides ${workspace} as an example, is this referring to the WORKSPACE environment variable? Then shouldn't it be all caps?
      3) It's not clear if the user is supposed to enter a directory name or a file name. The documentation has an example with ${workspace}/parent/ which is a directory, but the doc also states the default is build.gradle, which is a file.

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            Assignee:
            kalana Kalana Wijethunga
            Reporter:
            serosset Sebastien Rosset
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