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CHROOT(8)                        User Commands                       CHROOT(8)



NAME
       chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory

SYNOPSIS
       chroot NEWROOT [COMMAND...]
       chroot OPTION

DESCRIPTION
       Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       If no command is given, run ``${SHELL} -i'' (default: /bin/sh).

AUTHOR
       Written by Roland McGrath.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutilsATgnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation  for chroot is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and chroot programs are properly installed  at  your  site,
       the command

              info coreutils chroot

       should give you access to the complete manual.



chroot 5.2.1                       July 2004                         CHROOT(8)