find files ignoring .svn and its decendents

find . -type f ! -iwholename \*.svn\* -print0 [ | xargs -0 ]
for when find . -print | grep -v .svn | xargs doesnt cut it.

2011-03-21 16:45:35

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What Others Think

If the command is grep, then simply use "ack" (ack-grep in some situations) -
depesz · 530 weeks ago
unfortunately, when poking around other machines (customers) you dont have the luxury of installing new software on the fly. i do prefer the -prune alternative though; much cleaner.
alustenberg · 530 weeks ago
I think using ! -wholename \*.svn\* is more understandable, inclusive and faster than -type d .svn -prune -o -type f
epoch · 528 weeks and 6 days ago

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