To fix this issue @DaveNewton posted a link to a question that talks about adding your local Maven repository to Gradle's artifact search path. If you still have your local Maven repository, and the file has been deployed there, this will work. Gradle also lets you reference dependencies on your local filesystem. However, if your computer crashes, you're in trouble.
Can I install the mysql jdbc connector using mvn install:install-file?
should help you out The "install-file" or "deploy-file" goals are used for installing or deploying artifacts to your local or internal repository that are not available from Maven Central or other external repositories that you may have configured. If you've got access to Maven Central, simply adding the following to your project's pom.xml:
fixed the issue. Will look into that further Compass is not required for Susy. In fact, Compass is no longer maintained, so I highly recommend against using it. Susy only requires Sass, but you can use any flavor of Sass - Libsass, Ruby Sass, Node Sass, Gulp Sass, etc. If it compiles Sass, it will work with Susy. There are instructions for various setups in the Susy docs. Susy also doesn't require command-line knowledge itself, though Sass is often compiled that way. There are tools that provide GUI wrappers for Sass, if you aren't comfortable in the command line. I think CodeKit ships with Susy included.
mvn install:install-file is unable to install ojdbc7.jar at correct location