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what does declaring transitive = true in build.gradle dependency means

Hi,

I have a following piece of code in my build.gradle file :
dependencies {
 compile('to.talk.aragorn:raven-client:0.4-SNAPSHOT@aar') {
        transitive = true
    }
}

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By this line compile('to.talk.aragorn:raven-client:0.4-SNAPSHOT@aar') i understand that gradle will fetch the aar and add it to my projects buildpath and classpath. But what does declaring   transitive = true means ??

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Rohit Bajaj
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Chris HarteThaumaturgeCommented:
It just turns transitive dependencies on, which allows recursive dependencies within the hierarchy of dependent libraries, I think. This is the manual, 51.2.2 is paragraph on transitives and I am not much the wiser after reading it. (Part of the reason I am still using eclipse rather than studio).

http://www.gradle.org/docs/current/userguide/dependency_management.html
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