DH_PREP

Section: Debhelper (1)
Updated: 2020-07-27
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NAME

dh_prep - perform cleanups in preparation for building a binary package  

SYNOPSIS

dh_prep [debhelperĀ options] [-Xitem]  

DESCRIPTION

dh_prep is a debhelper program that performs some file cleanups in preparation for building a binary package. (This is what dh_clean -k used to do.) It removes the package build directories, debian/tmp, and some temp files that are generated when building a binary package.

It is typically run at the top of the binary-arch and binary-indep targets, or at the top of a target such as install that they depend on.  

OPTIONS

-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.
 

SEE ALSO

debhelper(7)

This program is a part of debhelper.  

AUTHOR

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR