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MKFIFO(1)                    BSD Reference 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 Std1003.2 (``POSIX'') 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                              1