I just got another feature idea, unless you have a better answer to this problem.
Not that rarely, a newly added file is not checked into version control. This is tricky, since everything will keep working fine locally, so it will not be discovered (automatically) until you push.
I suggest an option to auto-ignore (source) files not under version control. This way, the file would not be picked up by pants, and the issue would surface much sooner.
11/10/2021, 3:40 PM
Interesting. I think this would personally confuse me when iterating, but I see the appeal
Iiuc, CI will catch this, right? If you haven't added the files, they won't be included in CI?
11/10/2021, 3:46 PM
Exactly.. provided you have test coverage for it cough cough 😛
And there could be clearly visible warnings in case such files are ignored, with indications to