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FSF                                                     MKFIFO(1)

NAME

mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

SYNOPSIS

mkfifo [OPTION] NAME...

DESCRIPTION

Create named pipes (FIFOs) with the given NAMEs. -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-fileutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright O 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying condi- tions. 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 mkfifo should give you access to the complete manual. mkfifo (fileutils) 4.Last change: April 2001 1