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

NAME
     chroot -- change root directory

SYNOPSIS
     chroot [-u	user] [-g group] [-G group,group,...] newroot [command]

DESCRIPTION
     The chroot	utility	changes	its current and	root directories to the	sup-
     plied directory newroot and then exec's command, if supplied, or an
     interactive copy of the user's login shell.

     If	the -u,	-g or -G options are given, the	user, group and	group list of
     the process are set to these values after the chroot(8) has taken place.

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), setgid(2), setgroups(2), setuid(2), getgrnam(3),
     environ(7), jail(8)

HISTORY
     The chroot	utility	first appeared in 4.4BSD.

FreeBSD	10.1			 June 7, 2003			  FreeBSD 10.1

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | ENVIRONMENT | SEE ALSO | HISTORY

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