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.Dd November 1, 2006
.Dt dirhelper 8
.Os "Mac OS X"
.Sh NAME
.Nm dirhelper
.Nd helper for special directory creation
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm dirhelper
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm dirhelper
command is a launch-on-demand helper for special
directory creation.  It is launched in a privileged
context via
.Nm launchd
in order to create special directories where the user
would not otherwise have permission to do so.
.Pp
The
.Nm dirhelper
command should not be invoked directly.  It will exit
automatically after a period of inactivity.
.Sh FILES
.Bl -tag -width "/System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.bsd.dirhelper.plist" -compact
.It Pa /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.bsd.dirhelper.plist
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr launchd 8 ,
.Xr launchd.plist 5