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GIT\-CLEAN

Section: Git Manual (1)
Updated: 09/30/2007
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NAME

git-clean - Remove untracked files from the working tree  

SYNOPSIS

git-clean [-d] [-f] [-n] [-q] [-x | -X] [--] <paths>...
 

DESCRIPTION

Removes files unknown to git. This allows to clean the working tree from files that are not under version control. If the -x option is specified, ignored files are also removed, allowing to remove all build products. When optional <paths>... arguments are given, the paths affected are further limited to those that match them.  

OPTIONS

-d

Remove untracked directories in addition to untracked files.

-f

If the git configuration specifies clean.requireForce as true, git-clean will refuse to run unless given -f or -n.

-n

Don't actually remove anything, just show what would be done.

-q

Be quiet, only report errors, but not the files that are successfully removed.

-x

Don't use the ignore rules. This allows removing all untracked files, including build products. This can be used (possibly in conjunction with git-reset(1)) to create a pristine working directory to test a clean build.

-X

Remove only files ignored by git. This may be useful to rebuild everything from scratch, but keep manually created files.
 

AUTHOR

Written by Pavel Roskin <proski@gnu.org>  

GIT

Part of the git(7) suite


 

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