mkfifo(1) -- Linux man page

 

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.

-Z, --context=CONTEXT
set security context (quoted string)
-m, --mode=MODE
set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 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 PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for mkfifo is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mkfifo programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils mkfifo

should give you access to the complete manual.