mtype - mtools utility to display the contents of a DOS
mtype [-ts] msdosfile [msdosfiles...]
Specifies text file viewing. Line terminators are converted
to the appropriate format. Strips the high bit
from the data.
The mtype command displays the specified file on the
screen. Unlike conventions, this command supports multiple
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 mcd command can be used to establish the device and
the current working directory (relative to DOS), otherwise
the default is A:\.
The following exit values are returned: Success. Failure.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES [Toc] [Back]
The following environment variables affect the execution
of mtype: 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 established by the mcd command. If this file does not
exist, the default mtools working directory is A:\. Executable
Commands: dos2unix(1), mcd(1), mread(1), mtools(1),
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