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Re: mkdir bug?

On Tue 02 Nov 1999, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 11:29:15AM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > Note that -p when creating a directory in the current directory is
> > pointless. -p implies "create any parent directories needed"; in
> > no situation can that be the case here.
> "As needed" also means that if the directory is already there
> that it's not treated as an error condition.

Ah, I always interpreted it to mean parent directories, not the target
directory itself.

I still don't see why this influences the modes on the directory...

Paul Slootman
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