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Discussion on: Build, compile, run: A crash course in classpaths

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Philipp Gysel

Hey Tony, thanks for getting back to me! So the issue was related to diagnostic sure. I had one specific situation where one dependency A required a specific dependency B but this dependency B was also pulled in transitively somewhere else, with a newer version that was incompatible for A. Does this make sense..?🤓

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This has to do with gradle dependency resolution, which is somewhat outside the scope of this series. Gradle generally will pull in the most recent version that is requested by any part of the dependency graph. There are many ways to tell Gradle which version to finally resolve. A good starting point is, and you can also join the gradle community slack and ask for help.