mcd - mtools utility to change or report the DOS working
Without arguments, the mcd command reports the current
device and working 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 device.
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
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
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.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES [Toc] [Back]
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 established by the mcd command. If this file does not
exist, the default mtools working directory is A:\. Executable
Commands: mdir(1), mtools(1)
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