hgpurge: a cvspurge for mercurial

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Fri Aug 26 12:51:33 CDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 10:32:28PM +0200, Emanuele Aina wrote:
> In CVS-land is often used a small script contained in the cvsutil
> package called cvspurge.
> It's function is to clean the working copy from every file not under the
> control of the SCM.
> It is commonly used because "make clean" always leave behind some cruft
> (temporary files used during the build).
> This is a trivial script which gets the list of unknown files from
> mercurial and deletes them.

You might also be able to do this with:

 hg status -u | xargs rm 

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