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CHROOT(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		     CHROOT(8)

NAME
     chroot -- change root directory

SYNOPSIS
     chroot newroot [command]

DESCRIPTION
     The chroot	command	changes	its root directory to the supplied directory
     newroot and exec's	command, if supplied, or an interactive	copy of	your
     shell.

ENVIRONMENT
     The following environment variable	is referenced by chroot:

     SHELL  If set, the	string specified by SHELL is interpreted as the	name
	    of the shell to exec.  If the variable SHELL is not	set, /bin/sh
	    is used.

SEE ALSO
     chdir(2), chroot(2), environ(7), jail(8)

HISTORY
     The chroot	utility	first appeared in 4.4BSD.

FreeBSD	9.2			 June 9, 1993			   FreeBSD 9.2

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