RMDIR(1) User Commands RMDIR(1)
rmdir - remove empty directories
rmdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...
Remove the DIRECTORY(ies), if they are empty.
ignore each failure that is solely because a directory is non-
remove DIRECTORY, then try to remove each directory component of
that path name. E.g., ‘rmdir -p a/b/c’ is similar to ‘rmdir
a/b/c a/b a’.
output a diagnostic for every directory processed
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is
NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
The full documentation for rmdir is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and rmdir programs are properly installed at your site, the
info coreutils rmdir
should give you access to the complete manual.
rmdir (coreutils) 5.2.1 July 2005 RMDIR(1)
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