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CHOWN(2)							      CHOWN(2)

NAME
       chown - change owner and	group of a file

SYNOPSIS
       chown(name, owner, group)
       char *name;

DESCRIPTION
       The  file  whose	name is	given by the null-terminated string pointed to
       by name has its owner and group changed as specified.  Only the	super-
       user  may  execute  this	call, because if users were able to give files
       away, they could	defeat the (nonexistent) file-space accounting	proce-
       dures.

SEE ALSO
       chown(1), passwd(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Zero  is	 returned  if  the owner is changed; -1	is returned on illegal
       owner changes.

ASSEMBLER
       (chown =	16.)
       sys chown; name;	owner; group

								      CHOWN(2)

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