rmdir - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

rmdir - remove empty directories

SYNOPSIS

rmdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...

DESCRIPTION

Remove the DIRECTORY(ies), if they are empty.

OPTIONS

TAG DESCRIPTION
--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.

EXAMPLES

Example-1:

rmdir command will delete the empty directories. i.e directory without any sub-directories or files:

$ rmdir test

Example-2:

To Delete Nested Empty Directories in Linux:

$ rmdir -p dir1/dir2/dir3



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