rmdir when directory is not empty
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at mindspring.com
Tue Dec 20 19:01:53 UTC 2005
On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Chasecreek Systemhouse wrote:
> On 12/20/05, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at mindspring.com> wrote:
> > $ rm -rf <dirname>
> # mkdir TestDir && rm -fr <TestDir>
> bash: syntax error near unexpected token `newline'
um ... the "<dirname>" was meant to represent an arbitrary directory
name. you weren't supposed to literally type the "<" and ">".
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