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Category Archives: Shell programming on Linux

Cleaning up the .svn directories from OS X or Linux

Handy little command to quickly remove all those .svn subdirectories from a project. find . -type d -name .svn | xargs rm -rf another alternative find . -type d -name .svn’ -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rdf

A little bit of shell scripting…

The following information was handy since I have not done much in the way of shell scripting in a very long time. Borrowed this information from: http://research.imb.uq.edu.au/~ksteube/Bshell/ Update: (10/7/2008) The above link is no longer valid, and since I didn’t reference enough of it to be useful, this post is now pointless.