rmdir

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

rmdirRemoves directory

Description

rmdir ( string $dirname [, resource $context ] ) : bool

Attempts to remove the directory named by dirname. The directory must be empty, and the relevant permissions must permit this. A E_WARNING level error will be generated on failure.

Parameters

dirname

Path to the directory.

context

Note: Context support was added with PHP 5.0.0. For a description of contexts, refer to Streams.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 rmdir() example

<?php
if (!is_dir('examples')) {
    
mkdir('examples');
}

rmdir('examples');
?>

Notes

Note: When safe mode is enabled, PHP checks whether the directory in which the script is operating has the same UID (owner) as the script that is being executed.

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