The mdir command is used to display an MS-DOS directory. Its syntax is:
Mdir displays the contents of MS-DOS directories, or the entries for some MS-DOS files.
Mdir supports the following command line options:
Recursive output, just like Dos' -s option
Wide output. With this option, mdir prints the filenames across the page without displaying the file size or creation date.
Also list hidden files.
Fast. Do not try to find out free space. On larger disks, finding out the amount of free space takes up some non trivial amount of time, as the whole FAT must be read in and scanned. The -f flag bypasses this step. This flag is not needed on FAT32 filesystems, which store the size explicitely.
Concise listing. Lists each directory name or filename, one per line (including the filename extension). This switch displays no heading information and no summary. Only a newline separated list of pathnames is displayed.
This manpage has been automatically generated from mtools's texinfo documentation. However, this process is only approximative, and some items, such as crossreferences, footnotes and indices are lost in this translation process. Indeed, these items have no appropriate representation in the manpage format. Moreover, not all information 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:
To generate an info copy (browsable using emacs' info mode), run:
./configure; make info