RMDIR(1) Commands and Applications RMDIR(1)
rmdir - remove (delete) a directory
rmdir [ -p ] dir ...
rmdir will delete all the listed directories. rmdir will print an
error and skip the file if dir is not a directory, is non-empty, or if
the user does not have permission to delete it.
If the -p flag is given, then rmdir will attempt to recursively delete
all empty directories in the pathname dir, not including the volume
name (if given).
It is possible to delete the current directory of rmdir or another pro-
This manual page documents rmdir version 1.1.
The rmdir utility corresponds to POSIX 1003.2.
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This program contains material from the ORCA/C run-time libraries,
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cp(1), rm(1), rmdir(1), rmdir(2).
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