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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for mkfifo (redhat section 1)

MKFIFO(1)				       FSF					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 permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This  is  free software; see the source for copying conditions.	There is NO warranty; not
       even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       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 mkfifo

       should give you access to the complete manual.

mkfifo (coreutils) 4.5.3		  February 2003 				MKFIFO(1)


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