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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for rmdir (redhat section 1)

RMDIR(1)				       FSF					 RMDIR(1)

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,  then	try to remove each directory component of that path name.
	      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
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO  warranty;  not
       even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for rmdir is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and rmdir
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info rmdir

       should give you access to the complete manual.

rmdir (coreutils) 4.5.3 		  February 2003 				 RMDIR(1)


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