rmdir: Remove empty directories
rmdir removes empty directories. Synopsis:
rmdir [option]… directory…
directory argument does not refer to an existing empty
directory, it is an error.
The program accepts the following options. Also see Common options.
Ignore each failure to remove a directory that is solely because the directory is non-empty.
directory, then try to remove each component of
So, for example, ‘
rmdir -p a/b/c’ is similar to ‘
rmdir a/b/c a/b a’.
As such, it fails if any of those directories turns out not to be empty.
--ignore-fail-on-non-empty option to make it so such
a failure does not evoke a diagnostic and does not cause
Give a diagnostic for each successful removal.
directory is removed.
See rm invocation, for how to remove non-empty directories (recursively).
An exit status of zero indicates success, and a nonzero value indicates failure.