Man Page Minute – rmdir

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 2005 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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