Re: Cannot mkdir nested directories
On Saturday 12 July 2008 11:38:14 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> For some odd reason, the ability to create nested directories has
> stopped working, but I can create single directories:
> hardy@hardy-laptop:~$ mkdir hello/world
> mkdir: cannot create directory `hello/world': No such file or directory
> hardy@hardy-laptop:~$ mkdir hello
> hardy@hardy-laptop:~$ cd hello/
> hardy@hardy-laptop:~/hello$ mkdir world
> hardy@hardy-laptop:~/hello$ ls
> This _did_ work just yesterday! I did shutdown and reboot to no avail.
> How can I fix this? Thanks in advance.
> Dotan Cohen
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
man mkdir says to use -p