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Re: Why is there no "find" command in Subversion ?

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 17:39:31 -0400

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 1:59 PM, Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> It would be really helpful to have a "find" command in Subversion  for
> locating files or directories.
> Is it just to difficult to develop ?
> Anyone else think it would be useful ?
> How do others search large complex repositories for files ?
> thanks
> Phil

A sophisticated find, with all the amazing features, could be awkward.
However, for a checked out directory:

    find . -name .svn -prune -o -print | sort

fill give you everything outside the .svn directories, which I usually
find to be enough to work with.

> --
> " The fundamental principle here is that the justification for a physical
> concept lies exclusively in its clear and unambiguous relation to the facts
> that it can be experienced"   AE
> Please Feed and Educate the Children... it's the least any of us can do.


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