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1. Name

mkdir - make directories

2. Synopsis

mkdir [OPTION] DIRECTORY...

3. Description

Create the DIRECTORY(ies), if they do not already exist.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-m, --mode=MODE
set file mode (as in chmod), not a=rwx - umask
-p, --parents
no error if existing, make parent directories as needed
-v, --verbose
print a message for each created directory
-Z, --context=CTX
set the SELinux security context of each created directory to CTX
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

4. Author

Written by David MacKenzie.

5. Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <>. Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html >
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

7. See Also

mkdir(2)

The full documentation for mkdir is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mkdir programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info mkdir

should give you access to the complete manual.

 


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