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MKMANIFEST(1)						      General Commands Manual						     MKMANIFEST(1)

NAME
mkmanifest - create a shell script to restore Unix filenames SYNOPSIS
mkmanifest [ files ] DESCRIPTION
Mkmanifest creates a shell script that will aid in the restoration of Unix filenames that got clobbered by the MSDOS filename restrictions. MSDOS filenames are restricted to 8 character names, 3 character extensions, upper case only, no device names, and no illegal characters. The mkmanifest program is compatible with the methods used in pcomm, arc, and mtools to change perfectly good Unix filenames to fit the MSDOS restrictions. EXAMPLE
I want to copy the following Unix files to a MSDOS diskette (using the mcopy command). very_long_name 2.many.dots illegal: good.c prn.dev Capital Mcopy will convert the names to: very_lon 2xmany.dot illegalx good.c xprn.dev capital The command: mkmanifest very_long_name 2.many.dots illegal: good.c prn.dev Capital > manifest would produce the following: mv very_lon very_long_name mv 2xmany.dot 2.many.dots mv illegalx illegal: mv xprn.dev prn.dev mv capital Capital Notice that "good.c" did not require any conversion, so it did not appear in the output. Suppose I've copied these files from the diskette to another Unix system, and I now want the files back to their original names. If the file "manifest" (the output captured above) was sent along with those files, it could be used to convert the filenames. SEE ALSO
arc(1), pcomm(1), mtools(1) local MKMANIFEST(1)

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MCOPY(1)						      General Commands Manual							  MCOPY(1)

NAME
mcopy - copy MSDOS files to/from Unix SYNOPSIS
mcopy [ -tnvm ] sourcefile targetfile mcopy [ -tnvm ] sourcefile [ sourcefiles... ] targetdirectory DESCRIPTION
Mcopy copies the specified file to the named file, or copies multiple files to the named directory. The source and target can be either MSDOS or Unix files. The use of a drive letter designation on the MSDOS files, 'a:' for example, determines the direction of the transfer. A missing drive des- ignation implies a Unix file whose path starts in the current directory Mcopy will allow the following command line options: t Text file transfer. Mcopy will translate incoming carriage return/line feeds to line feeds. n No warning. Mcopy will not warn the user when overwriting an existing file. v Verbose mode. m Preserve the file modification time. If the target file already exists, and the -n option is not in effect, mcopy asks whether or not to overwrite the 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), mread(1), mwrite(1) BUGS
Unlike MSDOS, the destination directory may not be omitted. The '+' operator (append) from MSDOS is not supported. No other Mtools command requires the use of a drive letter designation on MSDOS files. local MCOPY(1)
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