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mcd(1)									mcd(1)

       mcd - mtools utility to change or report the DOS working directory

       mcd [msdosdirectory]

       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)


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