The contents of this page come from the CentOS Linux mkdir man page, i.e., the man page for the Linux mkdir command (also known as the help page for the mkdir command).
MKDIR(1) User Commands MKDIR(1) NAME mkdir - make directories 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 permission mode (as in chmod), not rwxrwxrwx - umask -p, --parents no error if existing, make parent directories as needed -v, --verbose print a message for each created directory -Z, --context=CONTEXT (SELinux) set security context to CONTEXT --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit AUTHOR Written by David MacKenzie. COPYRIGHT Copyright 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. 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 mkdir should give you access to the complete manual. mkdir 5.97 January 2009 MKDIR(1)