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mdir(1)			    General Commands Manual		       mdir(1)

       mdir - display an MSDOS directory

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       documentation, and may not be entirely accurate or complete.   See  the
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       The mdir command is used to display an MS-DOS directory. Its syntax is:

       mdir [-/] [-f] [-w] [-a] [-b] msdosfile [ msdosfiles...]

       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

       w      Wide output.  With this option, mdir prints the filenames across
	      the page without displaying the file size or creation date.

       a      Also list hidden files.

       f      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.

       b      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.

       An error occurs if a component of the path is not a directory.

See Also
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mtools-4.0.12			    03Nov09			       mdir(1)