mkfifo(1) make FIFOs (named pipes)


mkfifo [,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
set the SELinux security context to default type
like -Z, or if CTX is specified then set the SELinux or SMACK security context to CTX
display this help and exit
output version information and exit


Written by David MacKenzie.


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