How to delete .svn folders recursively

There is a very simple way of doing this. We use the find command to get all the s/.v .svn folders in a folder. The next step is to pass the output of this command to the delete command .

So  to list all .svn folders in the current folder:

find . -type d -name .svn

Next pass the output of this to the rm command by enclosing the find command in accented single quotes:

rm -rf `find. -type d -name .svn`

Another way is to first change your current directory to your project folder and the type :

find ./ -name “.svn” | xargs rm -Rf

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