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Distinguish rake assets:clobber from rake assets:clean

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@@ -355,7 +355,8 @@ To get the full backtrace for running rake task you can pass the option
$ rake --tasks
rake about # List versions of all Rails frameworks and the environment
-rake assets:clean # Remove compiled assets
+rake assets:clean # Remove old compiled assets
+rake assets:clobber # Remove compiled assets
rake assets:precompile # Compile all the assets named in config.assets.precompile
rake db:create # Create the database from config/database.yml for the current Rails.env
@@ -393,7 +394,9 @@ Database schema version 20110805173523
### `assets`
-You can precompile the assets in `app/assets` using `rake assets:precompile` and remove those compiled assets using `rake assets:clean`.
+You can precompile the assets in `app/assets` using `rake assets:precompile`, and remove older compiled assets using `rake assets:clean`. The `assets:clean` task allows for rolling deploys that may still be linking to an old asset while the new assets are being built.
+If you want to clear `public/assets` completely, you can use `rake assets:clobber`.
### `db`

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