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mcd

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NAME

mcd - mtools utility to change or report the DOS working directory  

SYNOPSIS

mcd [msdosdirectory]


 

DESCRIPTION

Without arguments, the mcd command reports the current device and working directory. Otherwise, the mcd command changes the current device and current working directory relative to a DOS file system. Unlike the DOS command CD, the mcd command can be used to change to another device.

The environment variable MCWD can be used to locate the file where the device and current working directory information is stored. The default is $HOME/.mcwd. The file is created if it does not exist and a msdosdirectory is specified.

DOS pathnames that contain the '/' or '\' separator are supported. If you use the '\' separator or wildcards, you must enclose file names in quotes to protect them from the shell.

The mcd command supports the use of .. to move back one directory in the tree, however, multiple relative moves such as ../.. are not supported and do not affect your current position in the directory tree.
 

NOTES

At logout time, it is advisable to remove old .mcwd files.
 

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: Success. Failure.
 

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

The following environment variables affect the execution of mcd: If set, this variable names the file that contains the name of the current mtools working directory as established by the mcd command. If this variable is not set, the file $HOME/.mcwd is used.
 

FILES

Contains the name of the current mtools working directory as established by the mcd command. If this file does not exist, the default mtools working directory is A:\. Executable file
 

SEE ALSO

Commands: mdir(1), mtools(1)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
NOTES
EXIT STATUS
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
FILES
SEE ALSO

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