mkdir - make directories


       mkdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...


       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

              output version information and exit


       Written by David MacKenzie.

reporting bugs

       Report mkdir bugs to
       GNU coreutils home page: <>
       General help using GNU software: <>
       Report mkdir translation bugs to <>

       Copyright © 2013 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


       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.