mkfifo - make FIFOs
mkfifo [-m mode] fifo_name ...
mkfifo creates the FIFOs requested, in the order specified,
0666 modified by the current umask(2).
The options are as follows:
Set the file permission bits of newly created directories to
mode. The mode is specified as in chmod(1). In
strings, the ``+'' and ``-'' operators are interpreted relative
to an assumed initial mode of ``a=rw''.
mkfifo requires write permission in the parent directory.
The mkfifo utility exits 0 on success or >0 if an error occurred.
mkdir(1), rm(1), mkfifo(2), mknod(8)
The mkfifo utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2-1992
The mkfifo command appeared in 4.4BSD.
OpenBSD 3.6 January 5, 1994
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