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MKFIFO

MKFIFO

Section: User Commands (1) Updated: February 2011
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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.

-m, --mode=MODE
set file permission bits to MODE, not a=rw - umask
-Z, --context=CTX
set the SELinux security context of each NAME to CTX
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report mkfifo bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Report mkfifo translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

mkfifo(3)

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 invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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