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.

Get Started

The Python import sorter tool (https://timothycrosley.github.io/isort/).

Config section: [isort]

Basic options

skip

--[no-]isort-skip
PANTS_ISORT_SKIP
default: False

Don't use isort when running `./pants fmt` and `./pants lint`.


args

--isort-args="[<shell_str>, <shell_str>, ...]"
PANTS_ISORT_ARGS
default: []

Arguments to pass directly to isort, e.g. `--isort-args="--case-sensitive --trailing-comma"`.


Advanced options

version

--isort-version=<str>
PANTS_ISORT_VERSION
default: isort[pyproject]>=5.5.1,<5.6

Requirement string for the tool.


extra_requirements

--isort-extra-requirements="['<str>', '<str>', ...]"
PANTS_ISORT_EXTRA_REQUIREMENTS
default:
[
  "setuptools"
]

Any additional requirement strings to use with the tool. This is useful if the tool allows you to install plugins or if you need to constrain a dependency to a certain version.


interpreter_constraints

--isort-interpreter-constraints="['<str>', '<str>', ...]"
PANTS_ISORT_INTERPRETER_CONSTRAINTS
default:
[
  "CPython>=3.6"
]

Python interpreter constraints for this tool.


console_script

--isort-console-script=<str>
PANTS_ISORT_CONSOLE_SCRIPT
default: isort

The console script for the tool. Using this option is generally preferable to (and mutually exclusive with) specifying an --entry-point since console script names have a higher expectation of staying stable across releases of the tool. Usually, you will not want to change this from the default.


entry_point

--isort-entry-point=<str>
PANTS_ISORT_ENTRY_POINT
default: None

The entry point for the tool. Generally you only want to use this option if the tool does not offer a --console-script (which this option is mutually exclusive with). Usually, you will not want to change this from the default.


config

--isort-config="[<file_option>, <file_option>, ...]"
PANTS_ISORT_CONFIG
default: []

Path to `isort.cfg` or alternative isort config file(s).


Deprecated options

None

Updated about a month ago


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