BSD 2.11 - man page for rmdir (bsd section 2)
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rmdir - remove a directory file
Rmdir removes a directory file whose name is given by path. The directory must not have
any entries other than "." and "..".
A 0 is returned if the remove succeeds; otherwise a -1 is returned and an error code is
stored in the global location errno.
The named file is removed unless one or more of the following are true:
[ENOTDIR] A component of the path is not a directory.
[EINVAL] The pathname contains a character with the high-order bit set.
[ENAMETOOLONG] A component of a pathname exceeded 255 characters, or an entire path name
exceeded 1023 characters.
[ENOENT] The named directory does not exist.
[ELOOP] Too many symbolic links were encountered in translating the pathname.
[ENOTEMPTY] The named directory contains files other than ``.'' and ``..'' in it.
[EACCES] Search permission is denied for a component of the path prefix.
[EACCES] Write permission is denied on the directory containing the link to be
[EPERM] The directory containing the directory to be removed is marked sticky, and
neither the containing directory nor the directory to be removed are owned
by the effective user ID.
[EBUSY] The directory to be removed is the mount point for a mounted file system.
[EIO] An I/O error occurred while deleting the directory entry or deallocating
[EROFS] The directory entry to be removed resides on a read-only file system.
[EFAULT] Path points outside the process's allocated address space.
4.2 Berkeley Distribution August 26, 1985 RMDIR(2)
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