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

NAME
     chroot -- change root directory

SYNOPSIS
     chroot 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 in-
     teractive copy of the user's login	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.

BSD			       January 24, 2002				   BSD

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

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