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/>

SEE ALSO

mkfifo(3)

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

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 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.