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MKFIFO(1)	 net2/tmac/mdoc.local General Commands Manual	     MKFIFO(1)

NAME
     mkfifo -- make fifos

SYNOPSIS
     mkfifo [-p] fifo_name ...

DESCRIPTION
     Mkfifo creates the	fifos requested, in the	order specified, using mode
     0777.

     Options available are:

     -p	     Create intermediate directories as	required.  If this option is
	     not specified, the	full path prefix of each operand must already
	     exist.

     Mkfifo requires write permission in the parent directory.

     Mkfifo exits 0 if successful, and >0 if an	error occurred.

STANDARDS
     Mkfifo is IEEE Std	1003.2 (``POSIX.2'') compliant.

     This manual page derived from the	manual page.

SEE ALSO
     mkdir(1), rm(1)

HISTORY
     The mkfifo	command	is currently under development.

net2				 July 1, 1991				  net2

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