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Name

rmdir - remove empty directories

Synopsis

rmdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...

Description

Remove the DIRECTORY(ies), if they are empty.

--ignore-fail-on-non-empty

ignore each failure that is solely because a directory is non-empty

-p, --parents
Remove DIRECTORY and its ancestors. E.g., ‘rmdir -p a/b/c’ is similar to ‘rmdir a/b/c a/b a’.

-v, --verbose
output a diagnostic for every directory processed

--help display this help and exit

--version
output version information and exit

Author

Written by David MacKenzie.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

Copyright

Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

See Also

The full documentation for rmdir is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and rmdir programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info rmdir

should give you access to the complete manual.


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