PR_MkDir

Creates a directory with a specified name and access mode.

Syntax

#include <prio.h> 

PRStatus PR_MkDir(
  const char *name, 
  PRIntn mode);

Parameters

The function has the following parameters:

name
The name of the directory to be created. All the path components up to but not including the leaf component must already exist.
mode
The access permission bits of the file mode of the new directory if the file is created when PR_CREATE_FILE is on.
Caveat: The mode parameter is currently applicable only on Unix platforms. It may be applicable to other platforms in the future.
Possible values include the following:
  • 00400. Read by owner.
  • 00200. Write by owner.
  • 00100. Search by owner.
  • 00040. Read by group.
  • 00020. Write by group.
  • 00010. Search by group.
  • 00004. Read by others.
  • 00002. Write by others.
  • 00001. Search by others.

Returns

  • If successful, PR_SUCCESS.
  • If unsuccessful, PR_FAILURE. The actual reason can be retrieved via PR_GetError.

Description

PR_MkDir creates a new directory with the pathname name. All the path components up to but not including the leaf component must already exist. For example, if the pathname of the directory to be created is a/b/c/d, the directory a/b/c must already exist.

See Also

PR_RmDir

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