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mkfifo

make FIFOs (named pipes)

- Create a named pipe at a given path:
mkfifo [path/to/pipe]

mkfifo [,OPTION/]... ,NAME/...

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

Written by David MacKenzie.

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

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://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.

mkfifo(3)

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

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