The mcv program converts Scotch mesh files from and to other
external file formats.
File imfile is converted into mesh file omfile, with optional
geometry data being put in geometry file oxfile, if it is
When file names are not specified, data is read from standard input
and written to standard output. Standard streams can also be
explicitly represented by a dash -.
When the proper libraries have been included at compile time, mcv
can directly handle compressed meshes, both as input and output. A
stream is treated as compressed whenever its name is postfixed with
a compressed file extension, such as in brol.msh.bz2 or -.gz. The
compression formats which can be supported are the bzip2 format
(.bz2), the gzip format (.gz), and the lzma format (.lzma, on