How do I create a directories recursively?

The code below use File.mkdirs() method to create a collection of directories recursively. It will create a directory with all its necessary parent directories.



public class CreateDirs {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        // Define a deep directory structures and create all the 
        // directories at once.
        String directories = "/Users/kodejava/a/b/c/d/e/f/g/h/i";
        File file = new File(directories);

        // The mkdirs will create folder including any necessary 
        // but nonexistence parent directories. This method returns 
        // true if and only if the directory was created along with 
        // all necessary parent directories.
        boolean result = file.mkdirs();
        System.out.println("Status = " + result);


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