MKDIR(1)                        User Commands                       MKDIR(1)

NAME         top

       mkdir - make directories

SYNOPSIS         top

       mkdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...

DESCRIPTION         top

       Create the DIRECTORY(ies), if they do not already exist.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options

       -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

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

       --help display this help and exit

              output version information and exit

AUTHOR         top

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <>
       Report mkdir translation bugs to

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top


       Full documentation at: <>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkdir invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.29              December 2017                       MKDIR(1)

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