NAME


mkdir - make directories

SYNOPSIS


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.

-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

AUTHOR


Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS


Report mkdir bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/> Report mkdir translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT


Copyright (C) 2011 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.

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 coreutils 'mkdir invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.