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.
Following is the syntax for mkfifo() method −
path − This is the path, which needs to be created.
mode − This is the mode of the named path to be given.
This method does not return any value.
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