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GNU coreutils 8.32
March 2020

coreutils

The basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system

coreutils-common

coreutils common optional components

coreutils-doc

Documentation for the GNU Core Utilities

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.
-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: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

mkfifo(3)
Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mkfifo>
or available locally via: info \(aq(coreutils) mkfifo invocation\(aq
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