MKFIFOSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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NAMEmkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)
SYNOPSISmkfifo [OPTION] NAME...
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
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by David MacKenzie.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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 mkfifo
should give you access to the complete manual.