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NAME

mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

SYNOPSIS

mkfifo [ options ] file ...

DESCRIPTION

mkfifo creates one or more FIFO's. By default, the mode of created FIFO is a=rw minus the bits set in the umask(1).

OPTIONS

-m, --mode=mode

Set the mode of created FIFO to mode. mode is symbolic or octal mode as in chmod(1). Relative modes assume an initial mode of a=rw.

EXIT STATUS

0
All FIFO's created successfully.
>0

One or more FIFO's could not be created.

SEE ALSO

chmod(1), umask(1)

IMPLEMENTATION

version

mkfifo (AT&T Research) 2009-01-02
author

Glenn Fowler <glenn.s.fowler@gmail.com>
author

David Korn <dgkorn@gmail.com>
copyright

Copyright © 1992-2012 AT&T Intellectual Property
license

http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.html