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MKFIFO(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		     MKFIFO(1)

NAME
     mkfifo — make fifos

SYNOPSIS
     mkfifo fifo_name ...

DESCRIPTION
     Mkfifo creates the fifos requested, in the order specified, using mode
     0777.

     Mkfifo requires write permission in the parent directory.

     Mkfifo exits 0 if successful, and >0 if an error occurred.

STANDARDS
     The mkfifo utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 (“POSIX.2”) compli‐
     ant.

SEE ALSO
     mkdir(1), mknod(1), rm(1), mkfifo(2)

HISTORY
     The mkfifo command appears in 4.4BSD.

4.4BSD				January 5, 1994				4.4BSD
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