Section (1) ipcmk


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Name

ipcmk — make various IPC resources

Synopsis

ipcmk [options]

DESCRIPTION

ipcmk allows you to create shared memory segments, message queues, and semaphore arrays.

OPTIONS

Resources can be specified with these options:
−M, −−shmem size

Create a shared memory segment of size bytes. The size argument may be followed by the multiplicative suffixes KiB (=1024), MiB (=1024*1024), and so on for GiB, etc. (the iB is optional, e.g., K has the same meaning as KiB) or the suffixes KB (=1000), MB (=1000*1000), and so on for GB, etc.

−Q, −−queue

Create a message queue.

−S, −−semaphore number

Create a semaphore array with number of elements.

Other options are:

−p, −−mode mode

Access permissions for the resource. Default is 0644.

−V, −−version

Display version information and exit.

−h, −−help

Display help text and exit.

SEE ALSO

ipcrm(1), ipcs(1)

AUTHOR

Hayden A. James

AVAILABILITY

The ipcmk command is part of the util-linux package and is available from Linux Kernel Archive


  Copyright 2008 Hayden A. James (hayden.jamesgmail.com)
May be distributed under the GNU General Public License