Man Page Minute – mkdir

NAME
mkdir – make directoriesSYNOPSIS
mkdir [OPTION] DIRECTORY…

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

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

-Z, –context=CONTEXT (SELinux) set security context to CONTEXT

-m, –mode=MODE
set permission mode (as in chmod), not rwxrwxrwx – umask

-p, –parents
no error if existing, make parent directories as needed

-v, –verbose
print a message for each created directory

–help display this help and exit

–version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR
Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License
<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the
extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO
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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