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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.

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

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2023 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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 <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkfifo>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkfifo invocation'

January 2024 GNU coreutils 9.4