mkfifo man page

mkfifo ā€” make FIFOs (named pipes)

Examples (TL;DR)

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.

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See Also

mkfifo(3)

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

Referenced By

fifo(7), mkfifo(3), perlipc(1), pipe(7), rsyslog.conf(5).

October 2019 GNU coreutils 8.31