mkdir

make directories

TLDR

Create a directory in current directory or given path

$ mkdir [directory]
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Create directories recursively (useful for creating nested dirs)

$ mkdir -p [path/to/directory]
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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

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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) Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkdir> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkdir invocation'

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

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