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Re: Windows command to delete all .svn dirs

From: Chris <shef31_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-06-22 02:03:49 CEST

Andy Levy wrote:
> On 6/21/07, Chris <shef31@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I need to get rid of a gazillion little .svn directories in my (very
>> large) project. Does anyone know of a Windows command to do it?
>>
>> del *.svn* /S /F
>>
>> does not work. I cannot figure out why.
>
> Windows, or Windows command prompt?
>
> From Explorer (make sure you're set to show hidden files), go to the
> upper-most directory level you want to remove the directories from,
> hit Ctrl+F, and search All files and folders, put in .svn as the
> filename to look for, click Advanced and make sure the first 3 are
> selected (Search system folders, Search hidden files & folders, Search
> subfolders). Sort the results by size so that the directories are all
> grouped, select them, and delete.

Thanks. That worked.

Never did figure out how to get the command line stuff to work.

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