Pants v2: The ergonomic build system

Welcome to the Pants v2 documentation hub!

Pants v2 is a fast, scalable, user-friendly build system for growing codebases. It's currently focused on Python, with support for other languages coming soon.

Here you'll find guides to help you get started with Pants v2, comprehensive documentation on how to configure, run and customize Pants v2, and information on how to get help from the Pants community.

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Updating .gitignore

Ignoring Pants's byproduct files.

If you use Git, we recommend adding these lines to your top-level .gitignore file:

# Pants workspace files


FYI: your .gitignore is used to auto-populate the option pants_ignore

The pants_ignore option tells Pants which files to avoid looking at. Occasionally, you will want to ignore something with Git, but still want Pants to work on the file. See Troubleshooting / common issues for how to do this.

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Updating .gitignore

Ignoring Pants's byproduct files.

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