rmdir man page

rmdir — remove empty directories


rmdir {{path/to/directory}}

rmdir -p {{path/to/directory}}


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


Written by David MacKenzie.

Reporting Bugs

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

See Also


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

Referenced By

cpuset(7), rmdir(2).

Explore man page connections for rmdir(1).

GNU coreutils 8.25 October 2016