MKFIFO(1) User Commands MKFIFO(1)

mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

mkfifo [OPTION]... NAME...

Create named pipes (FIFOs) with the given NAMEs.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

set file permission bits to MODE, not a=rw - umask
set the SELinux security context to default type
like -Z, or if CTX is specified then set the SELinux or SMACK security context to CTX
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

Written by David MacKenzie.

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or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mkfifo invocation'

April 2023 GNU coreutils 9.3