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.\" Copyright 2008 Hayden A. James (hayden.james@gmail.com)
.\" May be distributed under the GNU General Public License
.TH IPCMK "1" "September 2011" "util-linux" "User Commands"
.SH "NAME"
ipcmk \- create various ipc resources
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
.B ipcmk
<resource options>
[additional options]
.SH "DESCRIPTION"
.B ipcmk
allows you to create shared memory segments, message queues or semaphore arrays.
.SH "RESOURCE OPTIONS"
.TP
Resources may be specified as follows:
.TP
\fB\-M\fR, \fB\-\-shmem\fR [\fIsize\fR]
Shared memory segment of
.I size
bytes.
.TP
\fB\-S\fR, \fB\-\-semaphore\fR [\fInumber\fR]
Semaphore array with
.I number
of elements.
.TP
\fB\-Q\fR, \fB\-\-queue\fR
Message queue.
.SH "ADDITIONAL OPTIONS"
.TP
\fB\-p\fR, \fB\-\-mode\fR [\fImode\fR]
Permission for the resource. Default is 0644.
.TP
\fB\-h\fR, \fB\-\-help\fR
Display a short help message and exit.
.TP
\fB\-V\fR, \fB\-\-version\fR
Output version information and exit.
.PP
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR ipcrm (1),
.BR ipcs (1)
.SH "AUTHOR"
.MT hayden.james@gmail.com
Hayden A. James
.ME
.SH "AVAILABILITY"
The ipcmk command is part of the util-linux package and is available from
.UR ftp://\:ftp.kernel.org\:/pub\:/linux\:/utils\:/util-linux/
Linux Kernel Archive
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