Perl mkdir Function

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Description

This function makes a directory with the name and path EXPR using the mode specified by MODE, which should be supplied as an octal value for clarity.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

mkdir EXPR,MODE

Return Value

This function returns 0 on failure and 1 on success.

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

$dirname ="/tmp/testdir";
mkdir $dirname, 0755;

When above code is executed, it produced following result in /tmp directory:

drwxr-xr-x  2 root   root    4096 Sept 08 11:55 testdir


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