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rmdir(2)							      rmdir(2)

       rmdir() - remove a directory file

       The  system  call removes a directory file whose name is given by path.
       The directory must be empty (except for the files and before it can  be

       returns the following values:

	      Successful completion.
		     is set to indicate the error.

       If fails, is set to one of the following values.

	      [EACCES]	     A component of the path prefix denies search per‐

	      [EACCES]	     Write permission is denied on the directory  con‐
			     taining the link to be removed.

	      [EACCES]	     The  process does not have read/write access per‐
			     mission to the parent directory.

	      [EBUSY]	     The directory to be removed is  the  mount	 point
			     for a mounted file system.

	      [EBUSY]	     The path is the current working directory.

	      [EEXIST]	     The  named	 directory  is not empty.  It contains
			     files other than and

	      [EFAULT]	     path  points  outside  the	 process's   allocated
			     address  space.   The  reliable detection of this
			     error is implementation-dependent.

	      [ELOOP]	     Too  many	symbolic  links	 were  encountered  in
			     translating the path name.

	      [ENAMETOOLONG] The  length  of  the  specified path name exceeds
			     bytes, or the length of a component of  the  path
			     name exceeds bytes while is in effect.

	      [ENOENT]	     The named file does not exist.

	      [ENOTDIR]	     A component of the path is not a directory.

	      [EPERM]	     The  directory  containing	 the  directory	 to be
			     removed has the sticky bit set  and  neither  the
			     containing	 directory  nor	 the  directory	 to be
			     removed are owned by the effective user ID.

	      [EROFS]	     The directory entry to be removed	resides	 on  a
			     read-only file system.

       was developed by the University of California, Berkeley and HP.

       mkdir(2), unlink(2), remove(3C), privileges(5).


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