MKFIFO linux command manual
MKFIFO(1) User Commands MKFIFO(1)
mkfifo - 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
set security context (quoted string)
set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by David MacKenzie.
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Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There
is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU-
The full documentation for mkfifo is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and mkfifo programs are properly installed at your site,
info coreutils mkfifo
should give you access to the complete manual.
mkfifo (coreutils) 5.2.1 March 2004 MKFIFO(1)