Close directory handle
(PHP 4, PHP 5)
Example 505. closedir() example
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About deleting a directory after doing a readdir/closedir on it... I'm not sure if this is the solution, but you could try to chdir("/"); before the rmdir to make absolutely sure you aren't standing in the directory (i.e trying to pull out the rug from under yourself).