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Re: SVN metadata remover

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-21 15:45:40 CEST

On 9/21/07, Brad Stiles <bradstiles@bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Julien Nigay <killergege@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >>> It is sometimes useful to remove the .svn directories and contents
> >>> out of a directory tree. It would be nice if TortoiseSVN gave us a
> >>> menu pick for this.
>
> >> If you have a working copy that you want to turn into a plain directory
> >> for /R . %v in (.svn) do if exist %v rd %v /s/q
>
> > You also can right click the working copy folder and drag it. When you
> > release the button, choose "SVN Export to here" in the context menu.
>
> True, but the OP was asking for a way to remove the admin directories from an existing directory tree.
>
> The method you've suggested won't do that, but *will* create yet another copy of the source code on his disk; that one plus the two already present in the working copy from which the export was done.

Since you're already in Windows, you can do it w/o a batch file as
well. In Explorer, go to the highest-level directory where you want to
remove the .svn directories, hit Crtl-F, search for folders named
.svn, let it search, then Ctrl-A to select all the results and then
delete.

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