mkfifo (1)

Quick Reference

Makes FIFOs (named pipes).

  • Create a named pipe at a given path:

mkfifo {{path/to/pipe}}

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: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report mkfifo translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

mkfifo(3)
Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkfifo>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkfifo invocation'

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018