dpns-mkdir(1) make DPNS directory in the name server


dpns-mkdir [-m mode] [-p] path...


dpns-mkdir creates the specified DPNS directories in the name server.

This requires write permission in the parent directory. The owner ID and group ID of the new directories are set to the requestor's real user ID and group ID, respectively.

specifies the DPNS pathname. If path does not start with /, it is prefixed by the content of the DPNS_HOME environment variable.

The dpns-mkdir command has the following options:

specifies the mode to be used. Default mode is 777.
creates all the non-existing parent directories first. The mode set for the created intermediate directories is the logical difference between 0777 and the user umask but at least 0300.


This program returns 0 if the operation was successful or >0 if the operation failed.


LCG Grid Deployment Team