Manual browser: mkfifo(1)
|MKFIFO(1)||General Commands Manual||MKFIFO(1)|
NAMEmkfifo — make fifos
|mkfifo||[-m mode] fifo_name ...|
DESCRIPTIONmkfifo creates the fifos requested, in the order specified, using mode
0666modified by the current umask(2).
The options are as follows:
- 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.
STANDARDSThe mkfifo utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 (“POSIX.2”) compliant.
HISTORYmkfifo command appeared in 4.4BSD.
|January 5, 1994||NetBSD 7.0|