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SVN Clean

Terminal - SVN Clean
svn status | grep ^? | awk '{print $2}' | xargs rm -rf
2009-03-10 17:01:40
User: Highwayman
Functions: awk grep rm xargs
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SVN Clean

Removes all unversioned files and folders from an svn repository. Also:

svn status --no-ignore | grep ^I | awk '{print $2}' | xargs rm -rf

will remove those files which svn status ignores. Handy to add to a script which is in your path so you can run it from any repository (a la 'svn_clean.sh').

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Combine the two with:

svn status --no-ignore | grep '^[?I]' | awk '{print $2} | xargs rm -rf
Comment by unixmonkey12547 308 weeks and 4 days ago

I've wrapped up the same idea in a Python script with some more options and functionality - see http://carlo-notes.blogspot.com/2011/01/throw-out-trash-clean-up-subversion.html

Kind of the opposite of commandline fu since it's a 72 line script but handy if you need this often :)

Comment by c4rlo 292 weeks ago

using null termination makes it work even on paths that have spaces in them:

svn status --no-ignore | grep '^[?I]' | cut -c 9- | tr '\n' '\0' | xargs -0 rm -rf
Comment by SethTisue 284 weeks and 5 days ago
svn st --no-ignore | awk '/^[?I]/ {print $2}' | xargs rm -rf
Comment by joem86 283 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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