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NAME

mknod - make block or character special files

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SYNOPSIS

mknod [OPTION]... NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]

DESCRIPTION

Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-->
-Z, --context=CONTEXT
set security context (quoted string)
-m, --mode=MODE
set file permission bits to MODE, not a=rw - umask
--help display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
Both MAJOR and MINOR must be specified when TYPE is b, c, or u, and they must be omitted when TYPE is p. If MAJOR or MINOR begins with 0x or 0X, it is interpreted as hexadecimal; otherwise, if it begins with 0, as octal; otherwise, as decimal. TYPE may be:
b create a block (buffered) special file
c, u create a character (unbuffered) special file
p create a FIFO

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

"REPORTING BUGS"

Report bugs to <
bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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