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mkdir(2)							      mkdir(2)

       mkdir - make a directory file

       The  system  call creates a new directory file named by path.  The file
       permission bits of the new directory are initialized from mode, and are
       modified by the process's file mode creation mask.  For each bit set in
       the process's file mode creation mask, the corresponding bit in the new
       directory's mode is cleared (see umask(2)).

       The directory's owner ID is set to the process's effective-user-ID.  If
       the set-group-ID bit of the parent directory is	set,  the  directory's
       group  ID  is  set to the group ID of the parent directory.  Otherwise,
       the directory's group ID is set to  the	process's  effective-group-ID.
       The  set-group-ID  bit of the new directory is set to the same value as
       the set-group-ID bit of the parent directory.

       Symbolic constants defining the access permission bits are found in the
       header  and  are used to construct the argument mode.  The value of the
       argument mode is the bitwise inclusive OR of the values of the  desired

	      Read by owner.
	      Write by owner.
	      Execute (search) by owner.
	      Read by group.
	      Write by group.
	      Execute (search) by group.
	      Read by others (that is, anybody else).
	      Write by others.
	      Execute (search) by others.

   Access Control Lists - HFS File Systems Only
       On HFS file systems implementing access control lists, the directory is
       created with three base ACL entries, corresponding to the  file	access
       permission bits (see acl(5)).

   Access Control Lists - JFS File Systems Only
       On  JFS	file  systems  that support access control lists, optional ACL
       entries are created corresponding to the parent directory's default ACL
       entries.	  Also,	 the parent directory's default ACL entries are copied
       as the new directory's default ACL entries (see aclv(5)).

       returns one of the following values:

	      Successful completion.
		     An error code is stored in

       If fails, no directory is created and is set to one  of	the  following

       A component of the path prefix denies search permission.

       The parent directory of the new directory denies write permission.

       User's or group's disk quota block or inode limit
		      has been reached for this file system.

       The named file already exists.

       path	      points  outside  the  process's allocated address space.
		      The reliable detection of this error  is	implementation

       An I/O error occurred while writing to the file system.

       Too many symbolic links are encountered in translating the path name.

       The maximum number of links to the parent directory,
		      would be exceeded.

       The length of the specified path name exceeds
		      bytes,  or  the  length  of a component of the path name
		      exceeds bytes while is in effect.

       A component of the path prefix does not exist.

       Not enough space on the file system.

       A component of the path prefix is not a directory.

       The named file resides on a read-only file system.

       was developed by the University of California, Berkeley.

       acl(2), chmod(2), setacl(2), stat(2), umask(2), acl(5),	aclv(5),  lim‐


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