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NAME

mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright

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 © 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.


GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb MKFIFO (1) September 2011
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