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Python os.mkdir() Method

Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another section of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the Os mkdir() method.

Python os mkdir() method creates a directory named path with the numeric mode. The default mode is 0777. On some systems, mode is ignored. But where it is used, the current unmask value is first masked out.


The following below is the syntax for Python Os mkdir() method -

os.mkdir(path[,  mode] )

Parameter Details

  • path - The path, which needs to be created.
  • mode - The Mode of the directories to be given.

Return Value

It does not return any value.


The following below is a simple example -


import os, sys

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

os.mkdir( path, 0755 );

print "Path is created"

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Path is created

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python OS mkfifo() Method.

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