Creating multiple directories simultaneously

Jerry freebsd.user at
Fri Mar 26 11:45:01 UTC 2010

On Fri, 26 Mar 2010 11:32:58 +0000, Daniel Bye
<freebsd-questions at> articulated:

> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 07:12:48AM -0400, Jerry wrote:
> > I could have sworn that I saw a method of creating several
> > directories, actually a parent direct and several sub-directories
> > simultaneously; however, I cannot fine the documentation any longer.
> > 
> > Assume I want to create a directory: FOO with three directories
> > under it, foo-1, foo-2 and foo-3. I tried: mkdir -p foo {foo-1,
> > foo-2, foo-3}
> Almost.
>  $ mkdir -p FOO/{foo-1,foo-2,foo-3}

Thank you; that is exactly what I was looking for. I knew I had seen it
somewhere before.

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