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)

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