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mcopy




Note of warning

       This   manpage   has  been  automatically  generated  from
       mtools's texinfo documentation, and may  not  be  entirely
       accurate  or  complete.   See the end of this man page for
       details.


Description

       The mcopy command is used to copy MS-DOS files to and from
       Unix. It uses the following syntax:

          mcopy [-bspanvmQT] [-D clash_option] sourcefile targetfile
          mcopy [-bspanvmQT] [-D clash_option] sourcefile [ sourcefiles... ] targetdirectory
          mcopy [-tnvm] MSDOSsourcefile

       Mcopy  copies  the  specified  file  to the named file, or
       copies multiple files to the named directory.  The  source
       and target can be either MS-DOS or Unix files.

       The use of a drive letter designation on the MS-DOS files,
       'a:' for example, determines the direction of  the  trans­
       fer.   A  missing  drive  designation  implies a Unix file
       whose path starts in the current directory.  If  a  source
       drive letter is specified with no attached file name (e.g.
       mcopy a: .), all files are copied from that drive.

       If only a single,  MS-DOS  source  parameter  is  provided
       (e.g.  "mcopy  a:foo.exe"),  an implied destination of the
       current directory (`.') is assumed.

       A filename of `-' means standard input or standard output,
       depending on its position on the command line.

       Mcopy accepts the following command line options:

       t      Text file transfer.  Mcopy translates incoming car­
              riage return/line feeds to line feeds when  copying
              from  Dos to Unix, and vice-versa when copying from
              Unix to Dos.

       b      Batch mode. Optimized for  huge  recursive  copies,
              but less secure if a crash happens during the copy.

       s      Recursive copy.  Also copies directories and  their
              contents

       p      Preserves the attributes of the copied files
              replaced by '.'.

       n      No confirmation when overwriting Unix files.  Mcopy
              doesn't warn the user when overwriting an  existing
              Unix  file.  If the target file already exists, and
              the -n option is not in effect, mcopy asks  whether
              to  overwrite  the  file  or to rename the new file
              (`name clashes') for details).  In order to  switch
              off confirmation for DOS files, use -o.

       m      Preserve the file modification time.

       v      Verbose.  Displays  the  name of each file as it is
              copied.


Bugs

       Unlike MS-DOS, the '+' operator (append)  from  MS-DOS  is
       not  supported.  However, you may use mtype to produce the
       same effect:

          mtype a:file1 a:file2 a:file3 >unixfile
          mtype a:file1 a:file2 a:file3 | mcopy - a:msdosfile


See Also

       Mtools' texinfo doc


Viewing the texi doc

       This  manpage  has  been  automatically   generated   from
       mtools's  texinfo  documentation. However, this process is
       only approximative, and some items,  such  as  crossrefer­
       ences,  footnotes and indices are lost in this translation
       process.  Indeed, these items have no  appropriate  repre­
       sentation in the manpage format.  Moreover, not all infor­
       mation has been translated into the manpage version.  Thus
       I  strongly  advise  you  to use the original texinfo doc.
       See the end of this manpage for instructions how  to  view
       the texinfo doc.

       *      To  generate a printable copy from the texinfo doc,
              run the following commands:

                     ./configure; make dvi; dvips mtools.dvi

       *      To generate a html copy,  run:

                     ./configure; make html

       to read due to the quoting conventions used in info.

mtools-3.9.9                 05Jun03                     mcopy(1)
  




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