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DUB - Package and build management system for D


dub [--version] [<command>] [<options...>] [-- [<application arguments...>]]


Manages the DUB project in the current directory. If the command is omitted, DUB will
default to "run". When running an application, "--" can be used to separate DUB options
from options passed to the application.

Run "dub <command> --help" to get help for a specific command.

You can use the "http_proxy" environment variable to configure a proxy server to be used
for fetching packages.

Package creation

init [<directory> [<dependency>...]]
Initializes an empty package skeleton

Build, test and run

run [<package>]
Builds and runs a package (default command)

build [<package>]
Builds a package (uses the main package in the current working directory by

test [<package>]
Executes the tests of the selected package

generate <generator> [<package>]
Generates project files using the specified generator

describe [<package>]
Prints a JSON description of the project and its dependencies

clean [<package>]
Removes intermediate build files and cached build results

dustmite <destination-path>
Create reduced test cases for build errors

Package management

fetch <name>
Manually retrieves and caches a package

remove <name>
Removes a cached package

upgrade [<package>]
Forces an upgrade of all dependencies

add-path <path>
Adds a default package search path

remove-path <path>
Removes a package search path

add-local <path> [<version>]
Adds a local package directory (e.g. a git repository)

remove-local <path>
Removes a local package directory

list Prints a list of all local packages dub is aware of

add-override <package> <version-spec> <target-path/target-version>
Adds a new package override.

remove-override <package> <version-spec>
Removes an existing package override.

Prints a list of all local package overrides

Removes cached metadata

Common options

-h --help
Display general or command specific help

Path to operate in instead of the current working dir

Search the given DUB registry URL first when resolving dependencies. Can be
specified multiple times.

Skips searching certain package registries for dependencies:

none: Search all configured registries (default)

standard: Don't search on http://code.dlang.org/

all: Search none of the configured registries

Do not perform any action, just print what would be done

--bare Read only packages contained in the current directory

-v --verbose
Print diagnostic output

-q --quiet
Only print warnings and errors

Print no messages

Puts any fetched packages in the specified location [local|system|user].

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