# general
https://www.pantsbuild.org/docs/tagging-docker-images "We are looking into making some common dynamic data, such as the git sha, automatically available in the core Docker plugin in the future." Is there a ticket that maps to this? I'm tentatively thinking it would also be useful for the helm backend to dynamically set the version on publish.
fwiw it is now much easier than before to get dynamic data into your BUILD files with
In this case I want the git short sha like in the example which isn't available as an environmental variable without a bunch of hoops I don't want to mandate on everyone's workstation.
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there’s ways around that as well.. just in case, not saying a built in feature wouldn’t be nicer though 😉 https://github.com/pantsbuild/pants/discussions/17633
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