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md) is not the same as Unix or Linux
mkdir has no
-p option. Se below for complete details on how to use Windows
The path can consist of any valid characters up to the maximum
path length available
You should avoid using the following characters in folder names - they
are known to cause problems
© ® " - & ' ^ ( ) and @
also many extended characters may not be recognised by older 16 bit
The maximum length of a full pathname (folders and filename) under
NTFS or FAT is 260 characters.
Folder names are not case sensitive, but only folder names longer than
8 characters will always retain their case, as typed.
C:\temp> MD MyFolder
Make several folders with one command
C:\temp> MD Alpha Beta Gamma
C:\temp\Alpha\ C:\temp\Beta\ C:\temp\Gamma\
Make an entire path MD creates any intermediate directories in the
path, if needed (if Command Extensions are enabled)
For example, assuming \utils does not exist then:
is the same as:
for long filenames include quotes
MD "\utils\downloads\Super New Editor"
You cannot create a folder with the same name as any of the following
devices: CON, PRN, LPT1, LPT2 ..LPT9, COM1, COM2 ..COM9 This
limitation ensures that redirection to these devices will always work.
If you plan to copy data onto CDROM avoid folder trees more than 8
MKDIR is a synonym for