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Automatically cleans up after a build.

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2018-05-10
DH_AUTO_CLEAN(1) Debhelper DH_AUTO_CLEAN(1)

NAME

dh_auto_clean - automatically cleans up after a build

SYNOPSIS

dh_auto_clean [build system options] [debhelper options] [-- params]

DESCRIPTION

dh_auto_clean is a debhelper program that tries to automatically clean up after a package build. It does so by running the appropriate command for the build system it detects the package uses. For example, if there's a Makefile and it contains a distclean, realclean, or clean target, then this is done by running make (or MAKE, if the environment variable is set). If there is a setup.py or Build.PL, it is run to clean the package. This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work, or tries to use the wrong clean target, you're encouraged to skip using dh_auto_clean at all, and just run make clean manually.

OPTIONS

See "BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS" in debhelper(7) for a list of common build system selection and control options. -- params Pass params to the program that is run, after the parameters that dh_auto_clean usually passes.

SEE ALSO

debhelper(7) This program is a part of debhelper.

AUTHOR

Joey Hess <@debian.org>
11.1.6ubuntu2 2018-05-10 DH_AUTO_CLEAN(1)
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