rmdir(1) — Linux manual page


RMDIR(1)                      User Commands                     RMDIR(1)

NAME         top

       rmdir - remove empty directories

SYNOPSIS         top

       rmdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...

DESCRIPTION         top

       Remove the DIRECTORY(ies), if they are 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

              output version information and exit

AUTHOR         top

       Written by David MacKenzie.

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COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:
       GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute
       it.  There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top


       Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/rmdir>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) rmdir invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.32             March 2020                       RMDIR(1)

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