Python os.mkfifo() Method

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Description

The method mkfifo() create a FIFO named path with numeric mode. The default mode is 0666 (octal).The current umask value is first masked out.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for mkfifo() method:

os.mkfifo(path[, mode])

Parameters

  • path -- This is the path, which needs to be created.

  • mode -- This is the mode of the named path to be given.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Example

The following example shows the usage of mkfifo() method.

# !/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

# Path to be created
path = "/tmp/hourly"

os.mkfifo( path, 0644 )

print "Path is created"

When we run above program, it produces following result:

Path is created



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