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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: February 2017
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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 © 2016 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)


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


 

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