Manual Reference Pages - DECLEAN (1)
- clean up after a Debian package build
utility attempts to clean up the files generated by the build of a Debian
It is intended to be used after a
or equivalent command, and removes the
etc. files from the parent directory.
removes all files with names containing an underscore
and then restores the original source archives by copying everything from
the parent directorys
subdirectory back into the parent directory.
This is all a bit complicated; see below for a simple example :)
If the parent directory does not contain a
will not remove any files but display an error message instead to prevent its
being invoked from the wrong directory or destroying a packages source
utilitys operation is currently not directly affected by its environment.
utilitys operation is currently not directly affected by any files.
My personal workflow when modifying a Debian package is:
apt-get source timelimit
cp *.orig.tar.gz dist/
debuild -uc -us
(repeat the last three steps ad infinitum ;)
utility was written by
.An Peter Pentchev
.An Peter Penchev
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