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rmdir

remove empty directories

- Remove directory, provided it is empty. Use `rm` to remove not empty directories:
rmdir [path/to/directory]

- Remove directories recursively (useful for nested dirs):
rmdir -p [path/to/directory]

rmdir [,OPTION/]... ,DIRECTORY/...

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

Written by David MacKenzie.

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report rmdir translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://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.

rmdir(2)

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

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