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
./pants run [args]

Runs a binary target.

This goal propagates the return code of the underlying executable. Run echo $? to inspect the resulting return code.

Config section: [run]

Basic options


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

Arguments to pass directly to the executed target, e.g. `--run-args="val1 val2 --debug"`

Advanced options


Deprecated options


Related subsystems

download-pex-bin, grpc_python_plugin, pex, pex-binary-defaults, protoc, python-infer, python-native-code, python-protobuf, python-protobuf.mypy-plugin, python-repos, python-setup, run, source, subprocess-environment

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