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mdel(1)								      mdel(1)



NAME

  mdel - mtools	utility	to delete a DOS	file

SYNOPSIS

  mdel [-v] msdosfile [msdosfiles...]

OPTIONS

  -v  Specifies	verbose	mode.  File names are echoed as	they are processed.

DESCRIPTION

  The mdel command deletes a file or files on an DOS file system.  Unlike the
  DOS convention, multiple arguments can be specified.	If a read only file
  is encountered, the mdel command queries whether or not to delete the	file.
  Unlike the DOS convention, DOS 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 shell.

  The mcd command can be used to establish the device and the current working
  directory (relative to DOS), otherwise the default is	A:\.

EXIT STATUS

  The following	exit values are	returned:

  0   Success.

  1   Failure.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

  The following	environment variables affect the execution of mdel:

  MCWD
      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.

FILES

  $HOME/.mcwd
      Contains the name	of the current mtools working directory	as esta-
      blished by the mcd command.  If this file	does not exist,	the default
      mtools working directory is A:\.

  /usr/bin/mtools/mdel
      Executable file




SEE ALSO

  Commands: mcd(1), mtools(1)