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 +# $EPIC: mkdir.txt,v 1.3 2007/03/02 02:32:04 jnelson Exp $
 +======Synopsis:​======
 +$__mkdir__(<​directory>​ [<​directory>​ ...])
 +
 +======Technical:​======
 +The <​directory>​ argument(s) are [[what is a word|dword]] which is different
 +from most function arguments.
 +
 +This function adds the following directories to the filesystem, using
 +the mkdir(3) library call.  The default permissions are 0777, minus
 +the current umask value. ​ Any number of directories may be created at
 +once.  Tilde-expansion is permitted.
 +
 +======Practical:​======
 +This function creates one or more new directories. ​ It is probably most
 +useful for script installers. ​ Make sure you set your umask correctly,
 +otherwise you may inadvertently create the directory with permissions
 +that allow anyone to write to it.
 +
 +======Returns:​======
 +<​file>​
 +> 0   ​number of directories that could not be created
 +  0   ​success
 +</​file>​
 +
 +======Examples:​======
 +<​file>​
 +$mkdir(~/​myscript) ​               probably returns "​0"​
 +$mkdir(~/​myscript /​etc/​hackerz) ​  ​probably returns "​1"​
 +</​file>​
  
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