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 (C) 2011 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.