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mkfifo - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

SYNOPSIS

mkfifo [OPTION] NAME...

DESCRIPTION

Create named pipes (FIFOs) with the given NAMEs.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

TagDescription
-m, --mode=MODE
  set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask
-Z, --context=CONTEXT
  set security context (quoted string)
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

mkfifo is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mkfifo programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info mkfifo
should give you access to the complete manual.

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