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MDEL(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   MDEL(1)

NAME
mdel - delete an MSDOS file SYNOPSIS
mdel [ -v ] msdosfile [ msdosfiles... ] DESCRIPTION
Mdel deletes a file on an MSDOS filesystem. Mdel will allow the following command line option: v Verbose mode. Echo the filenames as they are processed. Mdel will ask for verification prior to removing a read-only file. MSDOS subdirectory names are supported with either the '/' or '' separator. The use of the '' separator or wildcards will require the names to be enclosed in quotes to protect them from the shell. The mcd command may be used to establish the device and the current working directory (relative to MSDOS), otherwise the default is A:/. SEE ALSO
mcd(1) BUGS
Allows multiple arguments, which does not follow the MSDOS convention. local MDEL(1)

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mdel(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   mdel(1)

NAME
mdel - mtools utility to delete a DOS file SYNOPSIS
mdel [-v] msdosfile [msdosfiles...] OPTIONS
Specifies verbose mode. File names are echoed as they are processed. DESCRIPTION
The mdel command deletes a file or files on an DOS file system. Unlike the DOS convention, multiple arguments can be specified. If a read only file is encountered, the mdel command queries whether or not to delete the file. Unlike the DOS convention, 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. The mcd command can be used to establish the device and the current working directory (relative to DOS), otherwise the default is A:. EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: Success. Failure. ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
The following environment variables affect the execution of mdel: If set, this variable names the file that contains the name of the cur- rent 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: mcd(1), mtools(1) mdel(1)
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