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Create directory along with required nonexistent parent directories

  1. /*
  2.    Create directory along with required nonexistent parent directories
  3.    This Java example shows how to create a directory along with the required parent
  4.    directories in the filesystem using mkdirs method of Java File class.
  5. */
  6.  
  7. import java.io.*;
  8.  
  9. public class CreateDirParentDir {
  10.  
  11.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  12.    
  13.     //create File object
  14.     File dir = new File("C://FileIO//Parent1//Parent2//DemoDir");
  15.    
  16.     /*
  17.      * To create directory along with the required nonexistent parent directories
  18.      * use,
  19.      * boolean mkdirs() method of Java File class.
  20.      *
  21.      * This method returns true if the directory was created successfully along with
  22.      * all necessary nonexistent parent directories, false otherwise.
  23.      *
  24.      * It may be possible that, some of the parent directories may have been created
  25.      * eventhough the operation fails.
  26.      *
  27.      */
  28.    
  29.      boolean isDirCreated = dir.mkdirs();
  30.    
  31.      if(isDirCreated)
  32.        System.out.println("Directory created along with required nonexistent
  33.                              parent directories");
  34.      else
  35.        System.out.println("Failed to create directory");
  36.   }
  37. }
  38.  
  39. /*
  40. Output would be
  41. Directory created along with required nonexistent parent directories
  42. */