Python Os.mkdir() Method



Python method mkdir() create a directory named path with a numeric mode. The default mode is 0777 (octal). On some systems, the mode is ignored. Where it is used, the current mask value is first masked out.


Following is the syntax for mkdir() method:

os.mkdir(path[, mode])


  • path − This is the path, which needs to be created.
  • mode − This is the mode of the directories to be given.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.


The following example shows the usage of mkdir() method.


import os, sys

# Path to be created
path = "/tmp/home/monthly/daily/hourly"

os.mkdir( path, 0755 );

print "Path is created"

When we run the above program, it produces the following result:

Path is created

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