Remove all subversion files from a project recursively

rm -rf `find . -type d -name .svn`
This command will remove all .svn folder from your project if you need to manual remove the subversion files.

2009-02-16 10:55:57

What Others Think

You should cascade rm and find in the other direction to circumvent the max command length. Use this instead: find . -type d -name .svn -exec rm -Rf '{}' \;
wienczny · 644 weeks ago
Seems slightly more succinct to me, but then I do like xargs: find . -type d -name .svn | xargs rm -fr
raz · 615 weeks and 4 days ago
Don't want to let you down doula dallas
tillyracker · 5 hours ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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