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MKFIFO(1)                             FSF                            MKFIFO(1)



NAME
       mkfifo(1,3) - make FIFOs (named(5,8) pipes)

SYNOPSIS
       mkfifo(1,3) [OPTION] NAME...

DESCRIPTION
       Create named(5,8) pipes (FIFOs) with the given NAMEs.

       -m, --mode=MODE
              set(7,n,1 builtins) permission mode (as in(1,8) chmod(1,2)), not a=rw - umask

       --help display this help and exit(3,n,1 builtins)

       --version
              output version(1,3,5) information and exit(3,n,1 builtins)

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-fileutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation  for mkfifo(1,3) is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info(1,5,n) and mkfifo(1,3) programs are properly installed  at  your  site,
       the command

              info(1,5,n) mkfifo(1,3)

       should give you access(2,5) to the complete manual.



mkfifo(1,3) (fileutils) 4.1            April 2001                         MKFIFO(1)

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