MKDIR(1) MKDIR(1) NAME mkdir - make a directory SYNOPSIS mkdir dirname ... DESCRIPTION Mkdir creates specified directories in mode 777, subject to masking by umask(2). Standard entries, `.', for the direc- tory itself, and `..' for its parent, are made automati- cally. Mkdir requires write permission in the parent directory. SEE ALSO rm(1) DIAGNOSTICS Mkdir returns exit code 0 if all directories were success- fully made. Otherwise it prints a diagnostic and returns nonzero.