I've just autolanded the first part of the meta ticket Bug 1414415 ,
which tracks removing --without-gradle entirely and only supporting
building --with-gradle. The landed commit disables building and smoke
If you have --without-gradle in your mozconfig, remove it. There is no
longer any need to test --without-gradle, although you can't break the
mobile/android/base/moz.build definitions just yet .
It's been a long road, but we're starting to see the payoffs: the GeckoView
team is starting to leverage new Android tooling like Kotlin and the new
testing infrastructure unlocked by Gradle to move fast.
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