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Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2019
 
 

mkfifo (1g)

Name

mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

Synopsis

mkfifo [OPTION]... NAME...

Description

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.

       -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  (C) 2017 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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+--------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |  ATTRIBUTE VALUE   |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Availability   | file/gnu-coreutils |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted        |
       +---------------+--------------------+
SEE ALSO
       mkfifo(3C)

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkfifo>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkfifo invocation'



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source  was  downloaded  from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/core-
       utils-8.27.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils.



GNU coreutils 8.27                March 2017                         MKFIFO(1)