ipcmk(1)



IPCMK(1)                         User Commands                        IPCMK(1)

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 <hayden.james@gmail.com>

AVAILABILITY
       The ipcmk command is part of the util-linux package  and  is  available
       from  Linux  Kernel Archive <ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-
       linux/>.

util-linux                         July 2014                          IPCMK(1)

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