mkfifo

MKFIFO(1)                        User Commands                       MKFIFO(1)



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.

       -Z, --context=CONTEXT
              set security context (quoted string)

       -m, --mode=MODE
              set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask

       --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 © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for mkfifo is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and mkfifo programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info coreutils mkfifo

       should give you access to the complete manual.



mkfifo (coreutils) 5.2.1          March 2004                         MKFIFO(1)