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Missing `cache.properties` file causes Gradle to fail to start #3176
Sporadically, starting with Gradle 4.2, the file
This doesn't appear to happen on every build and I believe the build sometimes works and then fails later (with another new daemon).
Gradle would not fail to start.
Gradle fails with a cryptic message:
I can provide more context privately.
Steps to Reproduce (for bugs)
This happens sporadically.
The build is running inside a Linux Docker container.
This occurs on Gradle 4.2. Previously, the project was using 4.0.2 and didn't see this problem.
The failure occurs here, where Gradle tries to load