Build fails with "Invalid version format: '20.10.8+dfsg1'. Should be major.minor.revision[-extra]"

Just cloned the repository from GH (commit e5251bc5a0d5382c64e3751953e4f38fb67633e1) and the build fails with the above mentioned error.

I am on Debian testing amd64.

The command and output is

$ ./gradlew assemble
Elasticsearch Build Hamster says Hello!
  Gradle Version        : 7.2
  OS Info               : Linux 5.14.0-3-amd64 (amd64)
  JDK Version           : 17 (Debian)
  JAVA_HOME             : /usr/lib/jvm/java-17-openjdk-amd64
  Random Testing Seed   : 98D21BFAFF9F2E99
  In FIPS 140 mode      : false

FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.

* What went wrong:
Invalid version format: '20.10.8+dfsg1'. Should be major.minor.revision[-extra]

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19 actionable tasks: 19 up-to-date

The version number complaint refers to the docker package:

$ dpkg -l |grep '20.10.8'
ii                                     20.10.8+dfsg1-1                     amd64        Linux container runtime

What do you suggest to get Elasticsearch building ?

Just FYI, it has been fixed yesterday: Support additional version schemes in relaxed mode by mark-vieira · Pull Request #81010 · elastic/elasticsearch · GitHub

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