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Create a new directory


Source position: bunxh.inc line 76

function FpMkdir(

  path: PChar;

  Mode: TMode


function FpMkdir(

  const path: RawByteString;

  Mode: TMode



FpMkDir creates a new directory Path, and sets the new directory's mode to Mode. Path can be an absolute path or a relative path. Note that only the last element of the directory will be created, higher level directories must already exist, and must be writeable by the current user.

On succes, 0 is returned. if the function fails, -1 is returned.

Note: There exist a portable alterative to fpMkDir: system.mkdir. Please use fpMkDir only if you are writing Unix specific code. System.mkdir will work on all operating systems.


Extended error information can be retrieved using fpGetErrno.

See also



Retrieve the current working directory.



Change current working directory.

Documentation generated on: Mar 17 2017