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Linux 2.6 - man page for mkfifo (linux section 1)

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/>
       Report mkfifo translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2010  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 8.5			  February 2011 				MKFIFO(1)


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