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Version: 2.16 (deprecated)


A Helm chart.

Backend: pants.backend.experimental.helm


str | None
default: 'Chart.yaml'

The chart definition file.


Iterable[str] | None
default: None

Addresses to other targets that this target depends on, e.g. ['helloworld/subdir:lib', 'helloworld/', '3rdparty:reqs#django'].

This augments any dependencies inferred by Pants, such as by analyzing your imports. Use pants dependencies or pants peek on this target to get the final result.

See for more about how addresses are formed, including for generated targets. You can also run pants list :: to find all addresses in your project, or pants list dir to find all addresses defined in that directory.

If the target is in the same BUILD file, you can leave off the BUILD file path, e.g. :tgt instead of helloworld/subdir:tgt. For generated first-party addresses, use ./ for the file path, e.g. ./; for all other generated targets, use :tgt#generated_name.

You may exclude dependencies by prefixing with !, e.g. ['!helloworld/subdir:lib', '!./sibling.txt']. Ignores are intended for false positives with dependency inference; otherwise, simply leave off the dependency from the BUILD file.


str | None
default: None

A human-readable description of the target.

Use pants list --documented :: to see all targets with descriptions.


bool | None
default: None

If set to true, enables strict linting of this Helm chart.


str | None
default: None

Where the built directory tree should be located.

If undefined, this will use the path to the BUILD file, For example, src/charts/mychart:tgt_name would be src.charts.mychart/tgt_name/.

Regardless of whether you use the default or set this field, the path will end with Helms's file format of <chart_name>-<chart_version>.tgz, where chart_name and chart_version are the values extracted from the Chart.yaml file. So, using the default for this field, the target src/charts/mychart:tgt_name might have a final path like src.charts.mychart/tgt_name/mychart-0.1.0.tgz.

When running pants package, this path will be prefixed by --distdir (e.g. dist/).

Warning: setting this value risks naming collisions with other package targets you may have.


Iterable[str] | None

List of addresses or configured aliases to any OCI registries to use for the built chart.

The address is an oci:// prefixed domain name with optional port for your registry, and any registry aliases are prefixed with @ for addresses in the [helm].registries configuration section.

By default, all configured registries with default = true are used.


# pants.toml
address = "oci://myregistrydomain:port"
default = false # optional

# example/BUILD
registries = [

The above example shows two valid registry options: using an alias to a configured registry and the address to a registry verbatim in the BUILD file.


str | None
default: None

Repository to use in the Helm registry where this chart is going to be published.

If no value is given and [helm].default-registry-repository is undefined too, then the chart will be pushed to the root of the OCI registry.


default: False

If set to true, do not run any linting in this Helm chart when running pants lint.


default: False

If set to true, do not push this Helm chart to registries when running pants publish.


Iterable[str] | None
default: ('values.yaml', 'values.yml', 'templates/*.yaml', 'templates/*.yml', 'templates/*.tpl', 'crds/*.yaml', 'crds/*.yml')

A list of files and globs that belong to this target.

Paths are relative to the BUILD file's directory. You can ignore files/globs by prefixing them with !.

Example: sources=['values.yaml', 'templates/*.yaml', '!values_ignore.yaml']


Iterable[str] | None
default: None

Arbitrary strings to describe a target.

For example, you may tag some test targets with 'integration_test' so that you could run pants --tag='integration_test' test :: to only run on targets with that tag.