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MKFIFO(1) BSD General Commands Manual MKFIFO(1)
mkfifo -- make fifos
mkfifo [-m mode] fifo_name ...
mkfifo creates the fifos requested, in the order specified, using mode 0666 modified by the
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 inter-
preted 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.
mkdir(1), rm(1), mkfifo(2), mknod(8)
The mkfifo utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 (``POSIX.2'') compliant.
mkfifo command appeared in 4.4BSD.
BSD January 5, 1994 BSD
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