datalad clean [-h] [-d DATASET] [--what [WHAT ...]] [--dry-run] [-r] [-R LEVELS] [--version]
Removes temporary files and directories left behind by DataLad and git-annex in a dataset.
Clean all known temporary locations of a dataset::
% datalad clean
Report on all existing temporary locations of a dataset::
% datalad clean --dry-run
Clean all known temporary locations of a dataset and all its subdatasets::
% datalad clean -r
Clean only the archive extraction caches of a dataset and all its subdatasets::
% datalad clean --what cached-archives -r
Report on existing annex transfer files of a dataset and all its subdatasets::
% datalad clean --what annex-transfer -r --dry-run
- -h, --help, --help-np
show this help message. --help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message
- -d DATASET, --dataset DATASET
specify the dataset to perform the clean operation on. If no dataset is given, an attempt is made to identify the dataset in current working directory. Constraints: Value must be a Dataset or a valid identifier of a Dataset (e.g. a path) or value must be NONE
- --what [WHAT ...]
What to clean. If none specified -- all known targets are considered. Constraints: value must be one of ('cached-archives', 'annex-tmp', 'annex-transfer', 'search-index') or value must be NONE
Report on cleanable locations - not actually cleaning up anything.
- -r, --recursive
if set, recurse into potential subdatasets.
- -R LEVELS, --recursion-limit LEVELS
limit recursion into subdatasets to the given number of levels. Constraints: value must be convertible to type 'int' or value must be NONE
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datalad is developed by The DataLad Team and Contributors <firstname.lastname@example.org>.