NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | AUTHOR | REPORTING BUGS | COPYRIGHT | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

MKFIFO(1)                       User Commands                      MKFIFO(1)

NAME         top

       mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

SYNOPSIS         top

       mkfifo [OPTION]... NAME...

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS         top

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

COPYRIGHT         top

       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.

SEE ALSO         top

       mkfifo(3)

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

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GNU coreutils 8.25              January 2016                       MKFIFO(1)