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Version: 2.18 (deprecated)


A single Terraform module corresponding to a directory.

There must only be one terraform_module in a directory.

Use terraform_modules to generate terraform_module targets for less boilerplate.

Backend: pants.backend.experimental.terraform


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.


default: False
backend: pants.backend.experimental.terraform

If true, don't run terraform validate on this target's code. If this target is a module, terraform validate might still be run on a terraform_deployment that references this module.


default: False
backend: pants.backend.experimental.terraform.lint.tfsec

If true, don't run tfsec on this target's Terraform files.


Iterable[str] | None
default: ('*.tf',)

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=['', 'new_*.tf', '!']


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.