cargo-clean - Remove generated artifacts
cargo clean [OPTIONS]
Remove artifacts from the target directory that Cargo has generated in the past.
With no options,
cargo clean will delete the entire target directory.
When no packages are selected, all packages and all dependencies in the workspace are cleaned.
- -p SPEC…
- --package SPEC…
Clean only the specified packages. This flag may be specified multiple times. See cargo-pkgid(1) for the SPEC format.
This option will cause
cargo cleanto remove only the
docdirectory in the target directory.
Clean all artifacts that were built with the
- --target-dir DIRECTORY
Directory for all generated artifacts and intermediate files. May also be specified with the
CARGO_TARGET_DIRenvironment variable, or the
build.target-dirconfig value. Defaults to
targetin the root of the workspace.
- --target TRIPLE
Clean for the given architecture. The default is the host architecture. The general format of the triple is
rustc --print target-listfor a list of supported targets.
This may also be specified with the
Use verbose output. May be specified twice for "very verbose" output which includes extra output such as dependency warnings and build script output. May also be specified with the
No output printed to stdout.
- --color WHEN
Control when colored output is used. Valid values:
auto(default): Automatically detect if color support is available on the terminal.
always: Always display colors.
never: Never display colors.
May also be specified with the
- --manifest-path PATH
Path to the
Cargo.tomlfile. By default, Cargo searches in the current directory or any parent directory for the
Either of these flags requires that the
Cargo.lockfile is up-to-date. If the lock file is missing, or it needs to be updated, Cargo will exit with an error. The
--frozenflag also prevents Cargo from attempting to access the network to determine if it is out-of-date.
These may be used in environments where you want to assert that the
Cargo.lockfile is up-to-date (such as a CI build) or want to avoid network access.
Prints help information.
- -Z FLAG…
Unstable (nightly-only) flags to Cargo. Run
cargo -Z helpfor details.
See the reference for details on environment variables that Cargo reads.
Cargo failed to complete.
Remove the entire target directory:
Remove only the release artifacts:
cargo clean --release