gradle – Difference between running lint via Android Studio menu and gradlew command-line-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

When I run the following on a command line:

./gradlew -lint

I get different results than if I choose the following menu option within Android Studio.

Analyze->Inspect Code...

Can anyone explain this? Is this normal? Should a prudent developer run both in order to find all potential problems with his/her project?

How to solve:

In Android Studio you can customize what inspections are run via Preferences > Inspections; you may have some Lint inspections disabled, and not all run by default. Android Studio can also run a great number of non-Lint inspections.


You are running two different tools. The command:

$ ./gradlew lint

runs the lint tool that comes with the Android SDK and the menu option

Analyze->Inspect Code...

in Android Studio is a feature inherited from JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA which runs:

<android studio path>/bin/

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