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NAMEgit-clean - Remove untracked files from the working tree
git-clean [-d] [-f] [-n] [-q] [-x | -X] [--] <paths>...
DESCRIPTIONRemoves 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.
- Remove untracked directories in addition to untracked files.
- If the git configuration specifies clean.requireForce as true, git-clean will refuse to run unless given -f or -n.
- Don't actually remove anything, just show what would be done.
- Be quiet, only report errors, but not the files that are successfully removed.
- 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.
- Remove only files ignored by git. This may be useful to rebuild everything from scratch, but keep manually created files.
AUTHORWritten by Pavel Roskin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
GITPart of the git(7) suite