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Usually a project contains more than one sub project or module. In that case you will want to have common settings that will be shared among them, saving you the trouble of rewriting them or maintaining future changes. A common setting will be the Android's buildscript dependency -
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The wrapper sits in your project and defines a common build behaviour for all your team and CI tools.
Why not use a local gradle installation?
A. You will find yourself out-of-sync with other team members
B. You won't be able to run your project without pre-installing stuff (bad for CI implementations)
C. Your project build behaviour won't be tracked in git, which will cause problems going back to old revisions.
A gradle wrapper version is set in gradle-wrapper.properties - Only thing that needs to change in a gradle wrapper is the
distributionUrl. It marks which gradle version should be used.