1 file.inc backdrop_rmdir($uri, $context = NULL)

Removes a directory.

PHP's rmdir() is broken on Windows, as it can fail to remove a directory when it has a read-only flag set.


$uri: A URI or pathname.

$context: Refer to http://php.net/manual/ref.stream.php

Return value

Boolean TRUE on success, or FALSE on failure.:

See also


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core/includes/file.inc, line 2684
API for handling file uploads and server file management.


function backdrop_rmdir($uri, $context = NULL) {
  $scheme = file_uri_scheme($uri);
  if ((!$scheme || !file_stream_wrapper_valid_scheme($scheme)) && (substr(PHP_OS, 0, 3) == 'WIN')) {
    chmod($uri, 0700);
  if ($context) {
    return rmdir($uri, $context);
  else {
    return rmdir($uri);