mcd(1)mcd(1)NAMEmcd - mtools utility to change or report the DOS working directory
Without arguments, the mcd command reports the current device and work‐
ing 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
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.
At logout time, it is advisable to remove old files.
The following exit values are returned: Success. Failure.
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.
Contains the name of the current mtools working directory as estab‐
lished by the mcd command. If this file does not exist, the default
mtools working directory is A:\. Executable file
Commands: mdir(1), mtools(1)mcd(1)