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CHGRP(1)			      FSF			      CHGRP(1)

NAME
       chgrp - change group ownership

SYNOPSIS
       chgrp [OPTION]... GROUP FILE...
       chgrp [OPTION]... --reference=RFILE FILE...

DESCRIPTION
       Change the group	membership of each FILE	to GROUP.

       -c, --changes
	      like verbose but report only when	a change is made

       --dereference
	      affect  the referent of each symbolic link, rather than the sym-
	      bolic link itself

       -h, --no-dereference
	      affect symbolic links instead of any referenced file  (available
	      only on systems that can change the ownership of a symlink)

       -f, --silent, --quiet
	      suppress most error messages

       --reference=RFILE
	      use RFILE's group	rather than the	specified GROUP	value

       -R, --recursive
	      operate on files and directories recursively

       -v, --verbose
	      output a diagnostic for every file processed

       --help display this help	and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by David	MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 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 chgrp	is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info	and chgrp programs are properly	installed at  your  site,  the
       command

	      info chgrp

       should give you access to the complete manual.

chgrp (coreutils) 4.5.3		 February 2003			      CHGRP(1)

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