Remove .svn folder added by git svn clone

If you accidentally added a .svn folder into your repository, you may get the "Failed to add directory" error when checking out the repository.

$ svn checkout
>>> svn: E155000: Failed to add directory '../path/to/.svn': object of the same name as the administrative directory

To fix this, use the svn del command. For example:

$ svn del -m
"Remove .svn folder"
>>> Committed revision XXX.

You will now be able to successfully svn checkout the repository.

Please use git.


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