standards/86484: [PATCH] mkfifo(1) uses wrong permissions

Toby Petersin toby at
Thu Sep 22 21:30:21 PDT 2005

>Number:         86484
>Category:       standards
>Synopsis:       [PATCH] mkfifo(1) uses wrong permissions
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-standards
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Sep 23 04:30:20 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Toby Petersin
>Release:        HEAD
Apple Computer, Inc.
mkfifo(1) creates fifos with incorrect permissions when the -m option is used.
Pretty much any usage of mkfifo -m will do it.

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