Creates a directory with given attributes at the specified path.
- iOS 2.0+
- macOS 10.5+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 9.0+
- watchOS 2.0+
A path string identifying the directory to create. You may specify a full path or a path that is relative to the current working directory. This parameter must not be
true, this method creates any nonexistent parent directories as part of creating the directory in
false, this method fails if any of the intermediate parent directories does not exist. This method also fails if any of the intermediate path elements corresponds to a file and not a directory.
The file attributes for the new directory and any newly created intermediate directories. You can set the owner and group numbers, file permissions, and modification date. If you specify
nilfor this parameter or omit a particular value, one or more default values are used as described in the discussion. For a list of keys you can include in this dictionary, see Supporting Types. Some of the keys, such as
hfs, do not apply to directories.
true if the directory was created,
create is set and the directory already exists, or
false if an error occurred.
If you specify
nil for the
attributes parameter, this method uses a default set of values for the owner, group, and permissions of any newly created directories in the path. Similarly, if you omit a specific attribute, the default value is used. The default values for newly created directories are as follows:
Permissions are set according to the umask of the current process. For more information, see umask.
The owner ID is set to the effective user ID of the process.
The group ID is set to that of the parent directory.