mkfifo man page

mkfifo — make FIFOs (named pipes)

TL;DR

mkfifo {{path/to/pipe}}

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

See Also

mkfifo(3)

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

Referenced By

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

November 2016 GNU coreutils 8.26 User Commands