[nycphp-talk] Why can't I create a second directory?

Steve Manes smanes at
Thu Aug 30 14:53:59 EDT 2007

Gary Mort wrote:
> I have a complex little install script that creates directories and 
> subdirectories and copies files.
> It keeps failing on one providers server.
> I boiled down the install script problems to the fact that it cannot 
> create a subdirectory after creating a directory.

If you're not squeamish about shell calls and the OS supports it, try 
the -p option for /bin/mkdir.

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