aspect build

Build the specified targets


Performs a build on the specified targets, producing their default outputs.


Run 'aspect help target-syntax' for details and examples on how to specify targets to build.

Commonly used flags

Bazel will first fetch any missing or out-of-date external dependencies. You can run build with --fetch=false to inhibit this. See 'aspect help fetch' for more information.

Since Bazel has no analyze command, you can use build --nobuild to only load and analyze BUILD files without spawning any build actions. See

The build will halt as soon as the first error is encountered. Use --keep_going (-k) to continue building.

Note that the rule implementation(s) may only run a subset of their actions to produce the default outputs of the requested targets. To create non-default outputs, consider using the --output_groups flag.

The target pattern may be further filtered using the flag --build_tag_filters

aspect build <target patterns> [flags]


  -h, --help   help for build

Options inherited from parent commands

      --aspect:config string   User-specified Aspect CLI config file. /dev/null indicates that all further --aspect:config flags will be ignored.
      --aspect:interactive     Interactive mode (e.g. prompts for user input)