mread - mtools utility to perform a low level read (copy) of a DOS file to UNIX
mread [-tnm] msdosfile unixfile
mread [-tnm] msdosfile [msdosfiles...] unixdirectory
Preserves the file modification time.
Specifies that a warning is not issued when an existing file
is specified as the target file. If this option is not specified, the
command verifies whether or not to overwrite an existing file.
Specifies a text file transfer. Line terminators are converted
to the appropriate format.
The mread command copies the specified DOS file to the named UNIX file, or copies multiple DOS files to the named UNIX directory.
DOS subdirectory names 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.
command can be used to establish the device
and the current working directory (relative to DOS), otherwise the default
Unlike DOS convention, the destination directory may not be omitted.
The following exit values are returned:
The following environment variables affect the execution of
If set, this variable names the file that contains the name
of the current
working directory as established
command. If this variable is not set, the file
Contains the name of the current
working directory as established by the
this file does not exist, the default
Commands: mcd(1), mcopy(1), mtools(1), mtype(1), mwrite(1)