Creates a directory with a specified name and access mode.
The function has the following parameters:
- The name of the directory to be created. All the path components up to but not including the leaf component must already exist.
- The access permission bits of the file mode of the new directory if the file is created when
- 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.
- If successful,
- If unsuccessful,
PR_FAILURE. The actual reason can be retrieved via
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.