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The ergonomic and hermetic software build system for Python, Java, Scala, Go, and Shell. Pants lets you fearlessly scale up your codebase.

Project description

Pants is an Apache2 licensed build tool written in Python and Rust.

The latest documentation can be found at pantsbuild.org.

2.13.x Release Series

2.13.0 (Sep 7, 2022)

The first stable release of 2.13.0, with no changes since 2.13.0rc3.

See our blog post for a summary of what's new in Pants 2.13.

2.13.0rc3 (Aug 31, 2022)

Bug fixes

  • Make experimental_shell_command deterministic (Cherry-pick of #16675) (#16699)

  • Ensure the sandbox distdir exists when creating dists via PEP517 (Cherrypick of #16647) (#16660)

Documentation

  • Create page of Pants team members and proudest contribs (Cherry-pick of #16676) (#16729)

  • Fix example BSP groups file. (Cherry-pick of #16649) (#16652)

2.13.0rc2 (Aug 24, 2022)

User API Changes

  • Bump default version of setuptools to 63.4 (#16618)

Bug fixes

  • Have run run __main__.py for non-zipapp PEXs (Cherry-pick of #16568) (#16635)

  • Add grpcio to default Python module mapping (#16604)

  • Record RemoteStoreBlobBytesUploaded for all upload strategies, rather than only for large blobs. (Cherry-pick of #16545) (#16555)

Performance

  • Improve performance of Owners rule (Cherry-pick of #16563) (#16597)

  • Fix performance for generating lockfiles for pytest and setuptools (Cherry-pick of #16591) (#16596)

Documentation

  • Fix ./pants help docs on command line specs (Cherry-pick of #16616) (#16623)

  • Use Markdown h3 for ToC support (Cherry-pick of #15964) (#16558)

  • Fix broken link to community page (Cherry-pick of #16468) (#16557)

2.13.0rc1 (Aug 12, 2022)

User API Changes

  • Replace --[no-]process-cleanup with --keep-sandboxes={always,never,on_failure} (Cherry-pick of #16415) (#16417)

  • Deprecate [python].tailor_ignore_solitary_init_files in favor of more useful [python].tailor_ignore_empty_init_files (Cherry-pick of #16305) (#16334)

  • Upgrade Pex to 2.1.102. (Cherry-pick of #16313) (#16323)

Bug fixes

  • Add missing help message to experimental backends (Cherry-pick of #16403) (#16500)

  • Fix CacheContentBehavior::Defer with a remote cache (Cherry-pick of #16439) (#16441)

  • Fix docker invalidation bug (cherrypick of #16419) (#16431)

  • Set immutable_input_digests on a docker RunRequest. (Cherry-pick of #16385) (#16396)

  • go: pass -p option to go tool asm on Go v1.19+ (Cherry pick of #16381) (#16395)

  • consume inits part of package object within the inner scope (Cherry-pick of #16282) (#16371)

  • Add a newline at the end of paths output (Cherry-pick of #16302) (#16372)

  • fix kotlin tailor for junit tests (Cherry pick of #16333) (#16341)

  • Explicitly add directory entries to resources JARs (Cherry-pick of #16264) (#16296)

  • Allow using --import option with Autoflake (Cherry-pick of #16192) (#16275)

  • Dont use PEX as an API to fix ModuleNotFoundError for --debug-adapter (Cherry-pick of #16263) (#16267)

Performance

  • Implement a validate mode to reduce network usage for remote caches (Cherry-pick of #16398) (#16409)

Documentation

  • Update docs on how to run Pants in CI. (Cherry-pick of #16503) (#16509)

  • Fix partition description for MyPy when multiple resolves (Cherry-pick of #16486) (#16498)

  • Fix source roots docs. (Cherry-pick of #16363) (#16365)

  • Link to dev.to post on resource hub (cherrypick #16331) (#16349)

  • add tailor docs for kotlin backend (Cherry pick of #16332) (#16338)

  • docs: add initial Kotlin docs (Cherry pick of #16304) (#16329)

  • Document test sharding and update plugin docs with 2.13 changes (Cherry-pick of #16293) (#16306)

2.13.0rc0 (Jul 20, 2022)

New Features

  • allow JVM sources to have files dependencies (Cherry-pick of #16203) (#16236)

  • Add [python].default_run_goal_use_sandbox (Cherry-pick of #16239) (#16253)

  • Add include_sources to pex_binary target (Cherry-pick of #16215) (#16252)

  • Add support for extra env variables in go tests (Cherry-pick of #16013) (#16067)

User API Changes

  • Ban ../ in source and sources fields (Cherry-pick of #16227) (#16237)

  • Upgrade Pex to 2.1.99. (Cherry-pick of #16184) (#16225)

  • Correct deprecation warning to 2.15 (Cherry-pick of #16056) (#16218)

  • Fix poetry locks missing hashes. (Cherry-pick of #16112) (#16113)

Plugin API Changes

  • Generically compute dynamic defaults for Fields (Cherry-pick of #16206) (#16219)

Bug fixes

  • Refactors output_field to default to something that disambiguates on paramtrized fields (Cherry-pick of #16232) (#16254)

  • Apply parameter filling for parametrized dependencies to excludes, and fix accommodation for file-addressed atom targets (Cherry-pick of #16249) (#16250)

  • Remove removal of use_deprecated_pex_binary_run_semantics in 2.13.x (#16108)

  • Fix scala plugins args order causing cache issues (Cherry-pick of #16228) (#16234)

  • Add overrides field to scala targets (Cherry-pick of #16204) (#16235)

  • Fix explicit dependencies of parametrized targets not working for some target types (#16197) (#16214)

  • Fill address parameters in all cases, rather than only when a consumer is parametrized. (Cherry-pick of #16198) (#16210)

  • Use filelists to make archive creation tasks more reliable (Cherry-pick of #16183) (#16186)

  • Fix defaulting of parameters in explicitly specified deps on parametrized targets for AsyncFieldMixin (Cherry-pick of #16176) (#16180)

  • Improve memoization of interpreter constraints, Python parsing, and request classes (Cherry-pick of #16141) (#16154)

  • Add support for InteractiveProcess consuming inputs while run_in_workspace=True (Cherry-pick of #16093) (#16148)

  • Optimize get_expanded_specs for StreamingWorkunit plugins (Cherry-pick of #16106) (#16147)

  • Record ongoing backtrack attempts (Cherry-pick of #16075) (#16080)

  • Write to caches during backtracking (Cherry-pick of #16078) (#16081)

  • Fix --changed-since with tailor and update-build-files when no changes (#16066)

  • Fix pantsd TTY handling. (Cherry-pick of #16038) (#16048)

Performance

  • Port @rule Gets to rust (Cherry-pick of #16160) (#16177)

Documentation

  • Document --filter options working with any goal (Cherry-pick of #16090) (#16209)

  • Document the "fromfile" feature. (cherrypick of #16205) (#16208)

  • Add 2.12 changelog to docsite (cherrypick #16136) (#16139)

  • New doc explaining vcs_version. (Cherrypick of #16092) (#16102)

  • Fix typo in warning for [python].resolve_all_constraints (Cherry-pick of #16068) (#16073)

  • Update docs with 2.12 changes: default Pex lockfile generator, pants.toml env var interpolation, pip VCS requirements, and Python interpreter constraints (Cherry-pick of #16000) (#16058)

  • Fix CI provider table rendering. (cherrypick of #16051) (#16060)

  • Document Docker registries configuration options for skip_push and extra_image_tags. (Cherry-pick of #16015) (#16020)

2.13.0a1 (Jun 29, 2022)

New Features

  • Add ability to run any PythonSourceField (Cherry-pick of #15849) (#16022)

  • Add --debug-adapter flag to run (Cherry-pick of #15829) (#15988)

  • Add repository config option to Docker registries. (Cherry pick of #15884) (#15952)

User API Changes

  • Deprecate not setting tailor_pex_binary_targets explictly (Cherry-pick of #15962) (#16023)

  • Upgrade default iPython to 7.34, which drops Python 3.6 (Cherry-pick of #15934) (#15938)

Plugin API Changes

  • Introduce a plugin API to provide all thread local state, and deprecate stdio-specific methods (Cherry-pick of #15890) (#15916)

Bug fixes

  • Backtrack through calls from @rules to synchronous engine methods (Cherry-pick of #15979) (#16001)

  • Assorted remote metrics fixes. (Cherry-pick of #15914) (#15976)

  • Fix bad "<infallible>" description in invalid addresses error messages (Cherry-pick of #15859) (#15936)

  • Fix reporting of time spent downloading files (Cherry-pick of #15873) (#15921)

  • Upgrade to nails 0.13.0 to pick up support for JDK >=13. (Cherry-pick of #15899) (#15918)

  • Allow JVM memory controls to bound the process pool size to less than the process parallelism (Cherry-pick of #15903) (#15917)

  • Increment the missing-digest backtracking level once per attempt (Cherry pick of #15889) (#15897)

  • Scala: should visit ctor args of base type (Cherry pick of #15880) (#15892)

  • Scala: mark an object that extends another type as recursive (Cherry pick of #15865) (#15891)

Performance

  • terraform: use immutable input for Terraform tool (Cherry-pick of #15037) (#15998)

  • Improve performance of file arguments when --owners-not-found-behavior not used (#15931)

  • Dedupe load_bytes_with calls to a remote Store (Cherry-pick of #15901) (#15915)

Documentation

  • Update Python documentation with 2.11 changes (Cherry-pick of #15857) (#15981)

  • Update certificate environment variable advice for #14808. (Cherry-pick of #15943) (#15974)

  • Update the docs for fmt and test report changes (Cherry-pick of #15968) (#15971)

  • Clarify deprecation messages for tailor and update-build-files requiring CLI arguments (Cherry-pick of #15932) (#15937)

2.13.0a0 (Jun 17, 2022)

New Features

  • Add option for max wait before terminating interactive process (#15767)

User API Changes

  • Add [scala-infer].force_add_siblings_as_dependencies and deprecate it defaulting to true (#15841)

  • Add --debug-adapter flag to test goal (#15799)

Plugin API Changes

  • Add skip_invalid_addresses field to UnparsedAddressInputs (#15864)

  • Add MaybeAddress for infallible evaluation of AddressInput (#15863)

  • Add optional StringSequenceField.valid_choices (#15684)

  • WrappedTarget now requires WrappedTargetRequest (#15789)

  • Move ResolveError from pants.base.exceptions to pants.build_graph.address (#15790)

  • _TargetParametrizations now requires _TargetParametrizationsRequest (#15759)

  • BuildFileAddress now requires BuildFileAddressRequest (#15760)

Bug fixes

  • Support --help for builtin goals. (#15798)

  • Handle venv path special chars in coursier fetch (#15701)

  • Fix [python-infer].inits and [python-infer].conftests to consider resolve field (#15787)

Performance

  • Backtrack execution for missing digests to make eager_fetch=false more resilient (#15850)

  • Remove synchronous remote cache lookup from remote execution (#15854)

Documentation

  • Fix broken links to tailor documentation (#15842)

  • Update docs for redesign of CLI arguments (#15816)

  • Better error message when an address does not exist (#15788)

2.13.0.dev5 (Jun 08, 2022)

New Features

  • Add GraphQL API server backend for the experimental-explorer goal (#15697)

  • Add extra_env_vars field to experimental_shell_command target. (#15742)

  • Add experimental-explorer builtin goal. (#15695)

User API Changes

  • Always ignore paths which are not files, directories, or links. (#15773)

  • Add API types and rules to cli help info (#14227)

  • Change the default remote_cache_warnings warnings behavior to backoff. (#15745)

  • Revert "Go can use both file and resource targets (#15663)" (#15725)

  • Deprecate --exclude-target-regexp in favor of --filter-address-regex (#15729)

Plugin API Changes

  • Require setting description_of_origin with AddressInput and UnparsedAddressInputs (#15743)

  • Require keyword arguments for AddressInput (#15741)

Bug fixes

  • tailor should skip bad requirements targets (#15755)

  • tailor for Go does not add targets when no ancestor go.mod (#15750)

  • Record metrics for remote cache store errors (#15744)

  • Fix help for --process-total-child-memory-usage and --process-per-child-memory-usage (#15733)

  • Fix --changed-since with directories unknown to Pants (#15714)

Documentation

  • Improve error messages for invalid addresses (#15751)

  • Correctly describe the origin of invalid specs, e.g. --paths-from (#15730)

2.13.0.dev4 (May 31, 2022)

New Features

  • Support running pex_binary targets directly on the in-repo sources. (#15689)

  • Go can use both file and resource targets (#15663)

  • Add ignore command line arguments, e.g. -dir:: (#15619)

  • Allow to skip linting on Helm charts (#15640)

  • Helm charts support CRDS by default (#15623)

  • Adds dependency injection rule for protobuf-java runtime (#15006)

User API Changes

  • Make the global --no-process-cleanup conserve the run tmpdir. (#15683)

  • Upgrade Pex to 2.1.90. (#15656)

  • Remove -d as shorthand for --logdir (#15621)

Plugin API Changes

  • PutativeTargetsRequest.path_globs() can take multiple globs (#15634)

  • [Plugin API change] Remove default help message from MultipleSourcesField (#15633)

  • Don't allow multiple flag names for the same option (#15627)

  • Remove PutativeTargetsSearchPaths (#15625)

  • Refactor Specs as prework for ignore Specs (#15620)

  • Ban using short option names like -x, except for pre-blessed values (#15624)

Bug fixes

  • Don't install Pex-style lockfile when no requirements used (#15706)

  • python_requirements() can handle -r reqs.txt (#15672)

  • Increase RuleGraph solver loop threshold to allow for larger @rule sets (#15668)

  • Fix --help output when specs given. (#15665)

  • update-build-files falls back to interpreter constraints from tool lockfile for Black and Yapf (#15666)

  • Fix detection of --help when specs given (#15664)

  • Choose correct Scala dialect according to scala-version (#15649)

  • Fix deleted files with --changed-since when using target-less goals like count-loc (#15662)

  • Prevent collisions between attempts to materialize an immutable input digest. (#15652)

  • Fix another case of direct Coursier lockfile consumption (#15650)

Documentation

  • Mention language specific opt outs for tailor (#15673)

  • Provide more "Did you mean ..." suggestions for the CLI help. (#15646)

  • [docs] Add language specific file examples for sources help message of a target (#15635)

  • Docs: show language specific file examples in sources field in the help of targets (#15595)

2.13.0.dev3 (May 23, 2022)

New Features

  • dir: and dir:: work on target-less goals like count-loc (#15577)

  • --changed-since works on target-less goals like count-loc (#14434)

  • Add --no-use-deprecated-directory-cli-args-semantics so that directory arguments match all files/targets in the directory (#15589)

  • filter options work with any goal now, not only the filter goal (#15599)

  • Use new, consistent CLI args semantics for tailor if use_deprecated_cli_args_semantics = false (#15612)

  • Support JVM options per tool (#15505)

  • Allow turning off export of Python tools like black (#15509)

  • Adding file downloading support to asset targets (#15457)

User API Changes

  • Deprecate filter goal now that filter options can be used from any goal (#15600)

  • Tailor __main__.py files as pex binaries (#15598)

  • update-build-files now takes CLI args for which BUILD files to change (#15581)

  • Don't error when dir: and dir:: have no targets, as long as the directories exist (#15570)

  • Deprecate --owners-not-found-behavior and set default to ignore (#15560)

  • Add --unmatched-cli-globs, which before was controlled by --owners-not-found-behavior (#15556)

  • Deprecate files_not_found_behavior in favor of unmatched_build_file_globs (#15555)

  • Remove undocumented CLI file arguments ignore syntax (#15534)

  • go_third_party_package targets now depend on their go.mod and go.sum (#15521)

  • --changed-dependees no longer runs on sibling targets from same target generator (#15396)

  • Change _generator_sources_helper to use source: str rather than sources: list[str] (#15475)

  • Upgrade Pex to 2.1.88. (#15484)

  • Revert "Deprecate [python].tailor_ignore_solitary_init_files in favor of more useful [python].tailor_ignore_empty_init_files (#15469)" (#15492)

Plugin API Changes

  • Replace SpecsSnapshot with lazier SpecsPaths (#15593)

  • Rename classes in specs.py for unification of specs semantics (#15538)

  • Remove addressable= kwarg from tailor (#15504)

  • Remove AbstractTestGenerator from pantsbuild.pants.testutil (#15464)

Bug fixes

  • Fix incorrect digest for JVM multiple jvm_artifact(.., jar=..) entries (#15571)

  • Record Scala package object as provided name (#15582)

  • Fix deprecation message for --filter-target-type with deprecated target alias (#15596)

  • Fix scala inference doesn't infer name after function call (#15565)

  • Fix JVM resource classification and artifact grouping (#15567)

  • Apply --tag filtering to target-less goals like count-loc (#15479)

  • Fix tag filtering with --changed-dependees (#15546)

  • Fix non-deterministic order of jvm_artifact(.., excludes=..) (#15542)

  • Support transitive file dependencies in Scalatest/JUnit (#15501)

  • Improve name= used for Python requirement target generators with tailor (#15507)

  • don't generate default tool lockfiles (#15488)

  • Don't give a subsequent formatter an empty snapshot after skipping (#15483)

  • jvm: fix incorrect check for root-only ClasspathEntryRequest implementations (#15494)

Performance

  • lint only finds targets and files if the relevant linters were specified (#15579)

  • regex-lint only reads files that will be checked (#15580)

Documentation

  • Freshen up deprecated option formatting (#15590)

  • Make required fields sort first on the docsite and in the './pants help target' output (#15587)

  • Add a few default_help_reprs (#15588)

  • Suggest a UUID when erroring about missing UUID (#15550)

  • Tweak docs to include no-infer-dep in a few more places (#15547)

2.13.0.dev2 (May 14, 2022)

New Features

  • Adds JDK autoconfiguration support to scala BSP metadata setup (#15408)

  • Add lint --skip-formatters option (#15427)

  • Support for sharding tests. (#15417)

  • Add clang-format support for the experimental c/cpp plugin (#15395)

  • Support setting env vars in individual distribution builds. (#15422)

  • kotlin: add support for junit tests (#15382)

User API Changes

  • Upgrade Pex to 2.1.87. (#15472)

  • Deprecate [python].tailor_ignore_solitary_init_files in favor of more useful [python].tailor_ignore_empty_init_files (#15469)

  • Upgrade default Protoc version to 3.20.1 (native Apple Silicon support) (#15424)

  • Require that a target's interpreter_constraints are a subset of their dependencies' (#15373)

  • Add [python-infer].init_files as more intuitive replacement for [python-infer].inits (#15397)

Plugin API Changes

  • Move get_git deprecation to start in 2.14.0.dev0 (#15423)

Bug fixes

  • Only infer an init.py dep on a python_sources-generated target. (#15471)

  • kotlin: the plugin_id field on kotlinc_plugin target is optional (#15459)

  • support relative address syntax for JVM compiler plugin artifacts (#15462)

  • Fix lockfile generation for Docker, Terraform, and Clang-format to not require Python backend (#15453)

  • Fix boolean logic when merging interpreter constraints. (#15414)

  • Fix tags to work with filesystem arguments, overrides field, and python_tests (#15394)

  • Support the {chroot} env placeholder for all interactive processes that are not executed in the workspace. (#15401)

  • Fix [] in file names with target generators (#15383)

  • BSP consumes thirdparty artifacts via their classpath entries, rather than directly from the lockfile. (#15392)

Documentation

  • Improve error message for dependencies on incompatible Python resolves (#15416)

2.13.0.dev1 (May 10, 2022)

New Features

  • Initial support for building dists using mypyc. (#15380)

  • Support dependency inference on vcs_version targets. (#15385)

  • Support for getting a version string from git. (#15374)

  • Add tailor for poetry_requirements and pipenv_requirements (#15352)

User API Changes

  • Add default mapping for pygithub (#15361)

Bug fixes

  • Generalize Docker dep inference for all packageables. (#15375)

  • Fix tailor detection of existing python_requirements targets (#15363)

  • Add the "named args explanation" to other relevant parametrize error messages. (#15362)

  • Use abspath to sandbox in PATH for docker tool shims. (#15341)

Documentation

  • Improve help and error message for [python-infer].unowned_dependency_behavior (#15334)

  • Disallow ! patterns in build_ignore. (#15366)

2.13.0.dev0 (May 05, 2022)

New Features

  • BSP compile exposes loose classfiles to allow IntelliJ to invoke tests (#15347)

  • Add options to turn off tailor on a per-language basis (#15335)

User API Changes

  • Upgrade hadolint to 2.10.0 and add linux arm64 support (#15317)

  • Remove [test].xml_dir, [update-build-files].fix_python_macros, and [java-infer].third_party_imports (#15311)

  • Deprecate [golang].expected_version in favor of more flexible [golang].minimum_expected_version (#15306)

Plugin API Changes

  • Add update_env to process_execution::local. (#15340)

Bug fixes

  • Fix error output of parametrize() (#15339)

  • Don't strip source roots when building dists with an existing setup.py (#15303)

  • Fix a bug in the python venv export logic. (#15294)

  • Fix non-determinism of package_data in generated setup.py files (#15292)

Performance

  • Eagerly skip tools with default lockfiles in export-lockfiles goal (#15304)

Documentation

  • Improve error message for resolves x interpreter constraints issues (#15314)

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