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Confessions of a Web Developing Phony

Remove Your Folder From SVN

Did you ever have a folder that was nested with .svn folders and you wanted to quickly remove them and just make them a non-versioned folder? Perhaps because you are going through old repo checkouts that are too out of date to care, or you want to copy a repo-ed folder to a new project without it being externalled, or maybe because the folder got screwed up on a commit and you just want to recommit it? Try running this unsvn code.

find . -name ".svn" -exec rm -rf {} \;

Just save this code to a file (I call mine “unsvn”), run it from the parent level directory and it will remove all .svn folders in itself and all of it’s children.