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MKFIFO(1)		NetBSD General Commands	Manual		     MKFIFO(1)

NAME
     mkfifo -- make fifos

SYNOPSIS
     mkfifo [-m	mode] fifo_name	...

DESCRIPTION
     mkfifo creates the	fifos requested, in the	order specified, using mode
     0666 modified by the current umask(2).

     The options are as	follows:

     -m	     Set the file permission bits of newly-created fifos to mode.  The
	     mode is specified as in chmod(1).	In symbolic mode strings, the
	     ``+'' and ``-'' operators are interpreted relative	to an assumed
	     initial mode of ``a=rw''

     mkfifo requires write permission in the parent directory.

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

SEE ALSO
     mkdir(1), rm(1), mkfifo(2), mknod(8)

STANDARDS
     The mkfifo	utility	is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 (``POSIX.2'')
     compliant.

HISTORY
     mkfifo command appeared in	4.4BSD.

NetBSD 8.0			January	5, 1994			    NetBSD 8.0

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