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rmdir

Removes directory (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool rmdir ( string dirname [, resource context] )

Attempts to remove the directory named by dirname. The directory must be empty, and the relevant permissions must permit this.

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.

ChangeLog

VersionDescription
5.0.0 As of PHP 5.0.0 rmdir() can also be used with some URL wrappers. Refer to Appendix O, List of Supported Protocols/Wrappers for a listing of which wrappers support rmdir().

Notes

Note:

When safe mode is enabled, PHP checks whether the directory in which you are about to operate has the same UID (owner) as the script that is being executed.