July 31, 2006

Posted by John

Tagged rake and subversion

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Handy Subversion Rake Task

James Hill recently posted this handy rake task to add all files with an svn status flag of ‘?’ to your working copy.

namespace :svn do
  desc "Adds all files with an svn status flag of '?'"
  task(:add_new) { `svn status | awk '/\\?/ {print $2}' | xargs svn add` }

You can then call rake svn:add_new to add all your new svn files. I have an alias in my .bash_profile that I use named svnaddall that does the same thing and looks like this:

alias svnaddall='svn status | grep "^\?" | awk "{print \$2}" | xargs svn add'

I also have this alias to clear the subversion in the event that I need to:



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