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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Name

mkfifo

Synopsis

mkfifo [option] names

Make one or more named pipes (FIFOs) with the specified names.

Options

-m mode, --mode=mode

Set permission mode. Default is 666, with the bits in the umask subtracted.

--help

Print help information and exit.

--version

Print version information and exit.

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