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rmdir


Removes a directory.


Syntax


rmdir(dirname)
rmdir(dirname, 's')
res = rmdir(dirname)
res = rmdir(dirname, 's')
[res, msg] = rmdir(dirname)
[res, msg] = rmdir(dirname, 's')

Input argument


dirname

a string: file or directory name.

's'

a string: removes also subdirectories.

Output argument


res

a logical: true or false.

msg

a string: error message or ''.

Description


res = rmdir(dirname) removes the directory dirname.

If the directory is not empty, you must use the s argument.

Example


mkdir([tempdir(), 'test'])
rmdir([tempdir(), 'test'])

See also


isdir, mkdir.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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