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MKDIR(1)                    General Commands Manual                   MKDIR(1)

     mkdir - make directories

     mkdir [-p] [-m mode] directory_name ...

     mkdir 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:

     -m      Set the file permission bits of the final created directory to
             the specified mode.  The mode argument can be in any of the
             formats specified to the chmod(1) utility.  If a symbolic mode is
             specified, the operation characters "+" and "-" are interpreted
             relative to an initial mode of "a=rwx".

     -p      Create intermediate directories as required.  If this option is
             not specified, the full path prefix of each operand must already
             exist.  Intermediate directories are created with permission bits
             of 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.

     The mkdir utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

     chmod(1), rmdir(1), mkdir(2), umask(2)

     The mkdir utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 ("POSIX.2")

     A mkdir utility appeared in Version 1 AT&T UNIX.

NetBSD 9.99                     August 10, 2016                    NetBSD 9.99