The mkdir command creates a new directory for each named directory argument.
creates intermediate directory components that don't already exist. For example, if one of the directory arguments is dir/subdir/subsub and subdir doesn't already exist, mkdir creates it. Directories are created with the mode u+wx, which means read, write and search permissions for the owner.
Possible exit status values are:
Failure due to any of the following:
- Path not found
means that the preceding structure (parent directory) of the named directory does not exist.
- Access denied
means that the requested directory already exists or is otherwise inaccessible.
- Cannot create directory
means that some other error occurred during creation of the directory.
mkdir is provided as both an external utility and a built-in MKS KornShell utility.
POSIX.2. x/OPEN Portability Guide 4.0. All UNIX systems. Windows 7. Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows 8. Windows Server 2012. Windows 10. Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2019.
A command of the same name is supplied with Windows. We provide this PTC MKS Toolkit command as an alternative because it accepts multiple names and UNIX-style file names.
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