Git --everything-is-local
Topics ▾ Version 1.5.6 ▾ git-clean last updated in 2.1.3

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
--dry-run

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

-q
--quiet

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(1) suite