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How to create directories recursively using mkdir

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I need to be able to create directories recursively.
Suppose I have the following directory structure that needs to be created /release/projecta/backup_011009/uk

The directory /release/projecta exists, but the path backup_011009/uk does nto exist.

How can I use mkdir to recursively create  all directories?

Thanks in advance
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mkdir -p /release/projecta/backup_011009/uk
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Thanks for the quick response
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