|MKDIR(1)||General Commands Manual||MKDIR(1)|
mkdirutility creates the directories named as operands, in the order specified, using mode
rwxrwxrwx (0777)as modified by the current umask(2).
The options are as follows:
+’ and ‘
-’ are interpreted relative to an initial mode of “a=rwx”.
rwxrwxrwx (0777)as modified by the current umask, plus write and search permission for the owner. Do not consider it an error if the argument directory already exists.
The user must have write permission in the parent directory. For an explanation of the directory hierarchy, see hier(7).
mkdirutility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
$ mkdir foobar
Create a directory named foobar and set its file mode to 700:
$ mkdir -m 700 foobar
Create a directory named cow/horse/monkey, creating any non-existent intermediate directories as necessary:
$ mkdir -p cow/horse/monkey
mkdirutility is compliant with the IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”) specification.
mkdircommand appeared in Version 1 AT&T UNIX.
|September 3, 2010||OpenBSD-current|