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MKDIR(1)										 MKDIR(1)

NAME
       mkdir - make directories

SYNOPSIS
       mkdir [ -p directory_name ... ]

DESCRIPTION
       Mkdir  creates  the directories named as operands, in the order specified, using mode 0777
       modified by the current umask(2).

       The options are as follows:

       -p     Create intermediate directories as required.  If this option is not specified,  the
	      full path prefix of each operand must already exist.

       The user must have write permission in the parent directory.

       Mkdir exits 0 if successful, and >0 if an error occurred.

SEE ALSO
       rmdir(1)

STANDARDS
       Mkdir is POSIX 1003.2 compliant.  This manual page is derived from the POSIX 1003.2 manual
       page.

3rd Berkeley Distribution		 August 16, 1993				 MKDIR(1)
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