WARNING: The interceptor is still a work in progress. Contents of this section are subject to change.
The interceptor is a tool to intercept all
execve and other system calls during the build (specifically,
make) in order to construct the dependency tree and understand a list of commands executed by the build system. With the interceptor, the Bazel build system may first “dry-run”, analyze all inputs and outputs of each command, generate
BUILD.bazel files for each command, then execute on these generated build files.
This allows us to enable the following: