Atempting to use the quasar-utils or cordformation Gradle plugins using just Gradle's plugins DSL:
results in the following error:
This obviously shouldn't happen.
The problem is that the published POM for the quasar-utils and cordformation plugins have this dependency:
You can work around the error by adding a Corda repository to the project's settings.gradle file:
But why would Cordapp developers expect to need to do that? A better solution is to break the runtime dependency between the cordapp, cordformation and quasar-utils plugins.
This bug was reported as Issue #276 on GitHub.