cargo-new man page

cargo-new — Create a new cargo package


cargo new [Options] <PATH>


Create a new cargo package at <PATH>.

Use the --vcs option to control the version control system to use.


-h, --help

Print this message.

--vcs VCS

Initialize a new repository for the given version control system (git or hg) or do not initialize any version control at all (none) overriding a global configuration.


Use a binary instead of a library template.

--name NAME

Set the resulting package name.

-v, --verbose

Use verbose output.

-q, --quiet

No output printed to stdout.

--color WHEN

Coloring: auto, always, never.


Create a binary cargo package in the current directory

$ cargo new --bin ./

See Also

cargo(1), cargo-init(1)

Referenced By

cargo(1), cargo-init(1), cargo-run(1).

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