rmdir -- remove empty directories


rmdir is as specified in the Single UNIX Specification but with differences as listed below.

LSB Deprecated Differences

The behaviors specified in this section are expected to disappear from a future version of the LSB; applications should only use the non-LSB-deprecated behaviors.


ignores each failure that is solely because a directory is non-empty.


outputs a diagnostic for every directory processed.


displays this help and exits.


outputs version information and exits.