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DH_PREP(1) Debhelper DH_PREP(1)

NAME

dh_prep - perform cleanups in preparation for building a binary package

SYNOPSIS

dh_prep [debhelper 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

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>

2021-09-23 13.5.2