Alternative workspace installation methods

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Topic category: Feature requests and ideas for MCreator

Last seen on 20:52, 3. Mar 2024
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Alternative workspace installation methods

A bad internet service provider stinks. Especially with MCreator, because you are essentially screwed if the program has to download Gradle. Missing packets are extremely common, resulting in...

org.gradle.tooling.GradleConnectionException: Could not install Gradle distribution from ''.

Of course, the usual tricks in the knowledge base do nothing against poor WiFi, which is why I'd like to suggest a few ways to solve this issue.


  1. Automatic retry

    Include an option within MCreator itself to automatically try to download a file again if it fails to do so.

  2. Manually install the workplace

    Allow the user to manually download the files MCreator needs, and feed it into the program. It might be time-consuming and sounds more like a nuclear option than anything, but it's better than nothing.

Those are features that…
Mon, 03/04/2024 - 18:11

Those are features that would need to be implemented in Gradle framework, not in MCreator. MCreator is "user" of Gradle, not developer