CHROOT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: October 2004
 

NAME

chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory  

SYNOPSIS

chroot NEWROOT [COMMAND...]
chroot OPTION  

DESCRIPTION

Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.

--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

If no command is given, run ``${SHELL} -i'' (default: /bin/sh).  

AUTHOR

Written by Roland McGrath.  

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004 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 chroot is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and chroot programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils chroot

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO
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