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cargo - The Rust package manager

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NAME

cargo - The Rust package manager

SYNOPSIS

cargo <COMMAND> [<ARGS>...]

DESCRIPTION

This program is a package manager for the Rust language, available at <http://rust-lang.org>.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Display a help message.
-V, --version
Print version information and exit.
--list
List all available cargo commands.
--explain CODE
Run rustc --explain CODE
-v, --verbose
Use verbose output.
--color
Configure coloring of output.

COMMANDS

To get extended information about commands, run cargo help <command> or man cargo-command
cargo-build(1)
Compile the current project.
cargo-clean(1)
Remove the target directory with build output.
cargo-doc(1)
Build this project's and its dependencies' documentation.
cargo-init(1)
Create a new cargo project in the current directory.
cargo-install(1)
Install a Rust binary.
cargo-new(1)
Create a new cargo project.
cargo-run(1)
Build and execute src/main.rs.
cargo-test(1)
Run the tests for the package.
cargo-bench(1)
Run the benchmarks for the package.
cargo-update(1)
Update dependencies in Cargo.lock.
cargo-package(1)
Generate a source tarball for the current package.
cargo-publish(1)
Package and upload this project to the registry.
cargo-owner(1)
Manage the owners of a crate on the registry.
cargo-uninstall(1)
Remove a Rust binary.
cargo-search(1)
Search registry for crates.
cargo-version(1)
Print cargo's version and exit.

FILES

~/.cargo
Directory in which Cargo stores repository data. Cargo can be instructed to use a .cargo subdirectory in a different location by setting the CARGO_HOME environment variable.

EXAMPLES

Build a local package and all of its dependencies
$ cargo build
    
Build a package with optimizations
$ cargo build --release
    
Run tests for a cross-compiled target
$ cargo test --target i686-unknown-linux-gnu
    
Create a new project that builds an executable
$ cargo new --bin foobar
    
Create a project in the current directory
$ mkdir foo && cd foo
$ cargo init .
    
Learn about a command's options and usage
$ cargo help clean
    

SEE ALSO

rustc(1), rustdoc(1)

BUGS

See <https://github.com/rust-lang/cargo/issues> for issues. This work is dual-licensed under Apache 2.0 and MIT terms. See COPYRIGHT file in the cargo source distribution.
May 2016 The Rust package manager