chroot



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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-coreutils@gnu.org>.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 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 2005                         CHROOT(1)

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