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MKFIFO

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: March 2015

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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
set the SELinux security context to default type:
--context[=CTX]
like -Z, or if CTX is specified then set the SELinux or SMACK security context to CTX:
--help
display this help and exit:
--version
output version information and exit:

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

Report mkfifo translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2014 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)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkfifo>

or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkfifo invocation'


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