mkdir man page

mkdir — make directories

TL;DR

mkdir {{directory}}

mkdir -p {{path/to/directory}}

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

set SELinux security context of each created directory to the default type

--context[=CTX]

like -Z, or if CTX is specified then set the SELinux or SMACK security context to CTX

--help

display this help and exit

--version

output version information and exit

Author

Written by David MacKenzie.

Reporting Bugs

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report mkdir translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

See Also

mkdir(2)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkdir>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkdir invocation'

Referenced By

cpuset(7), gio(1), libarchive-formats(5), librrd(3), mkdir(2), mkdirhier(1), richaclex(7), shtool(1), shtool-mkdir(1).

March 2017 GNU coreutils 8.27 User Commands