Bitbucket pipeline has a mechanism in place that allows to save and restore the Gradle cache directory. We work with larger projects (following the mono-repository) approach, where it approach may not scale too well. A Gradle cache grows rather quickly and it takes substantial resources already to just pack/unpack the Gradle cache. Moreover, different steps in the pipeline may only need small parts of it.
It would be desirable to have support for https://proandroiddev.com/speed-up-your-build-with-gradle-remote-build-cache-2ee9bfa4e18. As it allows to incrementelly check whether a given task has already been performed.
A simple HTTP repository would already suffice for it. In other project we made use of Artifactory generic repositories for this purpose. Or if no such feature is planned. Is there a possiblity to place such a server "close" to the Bitbucket pipeline agents?
Currently there's no built-in support for that Gradle remote build cache. You can open a feature request for support here: https://bitbucket.org/site/master/issues/new
We also have no built in feature to place servers "close" to the Bitbucket Pipelines agents. We currently run in us-west and us-east. But when and the proportion of traffic varies due to availability of the regions. So it might be difficult to get a consistent performance improvement. That sounds like an interesting feature to add support for, if you'd like to open a feature request.
Sorry I couldn't provide anything more useful.
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