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chroot(8)							     chroot(8)

Name
       chroot - change root directory for a command

Syntax
       /usr/bin/chroot newroot command

Description
       The  program  is executed relative to the new root.  The meaning of any
       initial slashes (/) in path names is changed for a command and  any  of
       its children to newroot.	 Furthermore, the initial working directory is
       newroot.

       The new root path name is always relative to the current root: even  if
       a  is currently in effect, the newroot argument is relative to the cur‐
       rent root of the running process.

Restrictions
       This program is restricted to processes with appropriate privileges.

       Use extreme caution when referencing special files in the new root file
       system.

Examples
       The  following  example will create the file x relative to the original
       root, not the new one.

	      % chroot newroot command >x

See Also
       chdir(2), chroot(2)

								     chroot(8)
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