Recursively delete .svn folders from a folder or directory

August 11, 2010

Use this simple command to find and delete .svn subversion folders from within a folder or directory using mac linux terminal command line.

find ./ -name ".svn" | xargs rm -Rf

Example with folder path
find ./images/ -name ".svn" | xargs rm -Rf

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