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dh_clean - clean up package build directories
is a debhelper program that is responsible for cleaning up after a
package is built. It removes the package build directories, and removes some
other files including debian/files
, and any detritus left behind by other
debhelper commands. It also removes common files that should not appear in a
#*# *~ DEADJOE
*.orig *.rej *.SUMS TAGS
.deps/* *.P *-stamp
It does not run ``make clean'' to clean up after the build process. Use
dh_auto_clean(1) to do things like that.
dh_clean should be the last debhelper command run in the
clean target in debian/rules.
Can list other files to be removed.
- -k, --keep
This is deprecated, use dh_prep(1) instead.
- -d, --dirs-only
Only clean the package build directories, do not clean up any other files
- -Xitem --exclude=item
Exclude files that contain item anywhere in their filename from being
deleted, even if they would normally be deleted. You may use this option
multiple times to build up a list of things to exclude.
- file ...
Delete these files too.
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org
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