I need to delete all files/dirs named .svn using rm on cgywin
drwxr-xr-x 6 4096 Oct 26 15:33 .svn $ rm -d .svn rm: cannot unlink `.svn': Not owner
If you are the adminsitrator on your machine, ownership is a concept that shouldn't concern you much.
super-user (root) is the only account able to use
From the rm man page
You will need to
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