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MKFIFO(1)                        User Commands                       MKFIFO(1)

NAME
       mkfifo - make FIFOs (named pipes)

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, --context=CTX
              set the SELinux security context of each NAME to CTX

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report mkfifo bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2009 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
       mkfifo(3)

       The full documentation for mkfifo is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and mkfifo programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info coreutils 'mkfifo invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 7.1                  July 2010                         MKFIFO(1)

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