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mkfifo(1)                        User Commands                       mkfifo(1)




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 (C) 2015 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(1)

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



GNU coreutils 8.24                 July 2015                         mkfifo(1)

coreutils 8.24 - Generated Sat Jul 11 14:51:00 CDT 2015
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