CHROOTSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2012
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NAMEchroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory
SYNOPSISchroot [OPTION] NEWROOT [COMMAND [ARG]...]
Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.
- specify user and group (ID or name) to use
- specify supplementary groups as g1,g2,..,gN
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by Roland McGrath.
REPORTING BUGSReport chroot bugs to [email protected]
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Report chroot translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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 aqchroot invocationaq
should give you access to the complete manual.
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