PHP Unconference Europe 2015

svn_cleanup

(PECL svn >= 0.1.0)

svn_cleanupRecursively cleanup a working copy directory, finishing incomplete operations and removing locks

Description

bool svn_cleanup ( string $workingdir )

Recursively cleanup working copy directory workingdir, finishing any incomplete operations and removing working copy locks. Use when a working copy is in limbo and needs to be usable again.

Parameters

workingdir

String path to local working directory to cleanup

Note: Relative paths will be resolved as if the current working directory was the one that contains the PHP binary. To use the calling script's working directory, use realpath() or dirname(__FILE__).

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Notes

Warning

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.

Examples

Example #1 Basic example

This example demonstrates clean up of a working copy in a directory named help-me:

<?php
svn_cleanup
(realpath('help-me'));
?>

The realpath() call is necessary due to SVN's quirky handling of relative paths.

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