delete a directory
Remove directory, provided it is empty. Use rm -r to remove non-empty directories
Remove the target and its parent directories (useful for nested dirs)
rmdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...
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
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
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Written by David MacKenzie.