mkfifo

make FIFO special files

TLDR

Create a named pipe at a given path

$ mkfifo [path/to/pipe]
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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

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 '(coreutils) mkfifo invocation'

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

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