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GNU coreutils 8.32
March 2020

coreutils

The basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system

coreutils-common

coreutils common optional components

coreutils-doc

Documentation for the GNU Core Utilities

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

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

COPYRIGHT

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

rmdir(2)
Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/rmdir>
or available locally via: info \(aq(coreutils) rmdir invocation\(aq
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