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MCD(1)							      General Commands Manual							    MCD(1)

NAME
mcd - change MSDOS directory SYNOPSIS
mcd [ msdosdirectory ] DESCRIPTION
Without arguments, mcd will report the current device and working directory. Otherwise, mcd changes the current device and current working directory relative to an MSDOS filesystem. The environmental variable MCWD may be used to locate the file where the device and current working directory information is stored. The default is '$HOME/.mcwd'. Information in this file is ignored if the file is more than 6 hours old. MSDOS subdirectory names are supported with either the '/' or '' separator. The use of the '' separator or wildcards will require the directory name to be enclosed in quotes to protect it from the shell. SEE ALSO
mdir(1) BUGS
MSDOS doesn't use CD to change to another device. It may be wise to remove old .mcwd files at logout. local MCD(1)

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mcd(1)							      General Commands Manual							    mcd(1)

Name
       mcd - change MSDOS directory

Note of warning
       This  manpage  has been automatically generated from mtools's texinfo documentation, and may not be entirely accurate or complete.  See the
       end of this man page for details.

Description
       The mcd command is used to change the mtools working directory on the MS-DOS disk. It uses the following syntax:

	  mcd [msdosdirectory]

       Without arguments, mcd reports the current device and working directory.  Otherwise, mcd changes the current  device  and  current  working
       directory relative to an MS-DOS file system.

       The  environmental  variable MCWD may be used to locate the file where the device and current working directory information is stored.  The
       default is `$HOME/.mcwd'.  Information in this file is ignored if the file is more than 6 hours old.

       Mcd returns 0 on success or 1 on failure.

       Unlike MS-DOS versions of CD, mcd can be used to change to another device. It may be wise to remove old `.mcwd' files at logout.

See Also
       Mtools' texinfo doc

Viewing the texi doc
       This manpage has been automatically generated from mtools's texinfo documentation. However, this process is only  approximative,  and  some
       items, such as crossreferences, footnotes and indices are lost in this translation process.  Indeed, these items have no appropriate repre-
       sentation in the manpage format.  Moreover, not all information has been translated into the manpage version.  Thus I strongly  advise  you
       to use the original texinfo doc.  See the end of this manpage for instructions how to view the texinfo doc.

       *      To generate a printable copy from the texinfo doc, run the following commands:

		     ./configure; make dvi; dvips mtools.dvi

       *      To generate a html copy,	run:

		     ./configure; make html

       A premade html can be found at `http://www.gnu.org/software/mtools/manual/mtools.html'

       *      To generate an info copy (browsable using emacs' info mode), run:

		     ./configure; make info

       The  texinfo  doc looks most pretty when printed or as html.  Indeed, in the info version certain examples are difficult to read due to the
       quoting conventions used in info.

mtools-4.0.13							      28Feb10								    mcd(1)

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