SVN Add Recursively

svn status | grep "^\?" | awk '{print $2}' | xargs svn add
This adds all new files to SVN recursively. It doesn't work for files that have spaces in their name, but why would you create a file with a space in its name in the first place?

2009-03-12 15:06:12

What Others Think

The --include option to grep can make this less painful, in the event that you have temporary files lying around that change often and shouldn't be checked in. So if you only wanted to check in new C source files, use grep --include="*.c" "^\?" to only bring in new C files. Rinse and repeat with other file types.
bwoodacre · 523 weeks and 3 days ago
Whoops. I just realized that my last comment was totally wrong. The --include option is when you're searching the content of files and you want to restrict which files are grepped. Since I can't think of a way to do it with a single grep command at the moment, you could just tack on another grep pipe: svn st | grep "^/?" | grep "\.m*$" | awk ...
bwoodacre · 523 weeks and 3 days ago
You don't need the "" or the \? in your grep. You command could just be: svn status | grep ^? | awk '{print $2}' | ls *.c | xargs svn add Note you get aroudn the --include="*.c" this way...
Highwayman · 523 weeks and 2 days ago
To merge the grep and awk pipes into one: [code]svn st | awk '/^\?/{print $2}'[/code]
piXelz · 503 weeks and 6 days ago

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