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NAME
       chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory

SYNOPSIS
       chroot NEWROOT [COMMAND [ARG]...]
       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 chroot bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C) 2009 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.

SEE ALSO
       chroot(2)

       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 invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.



GNU coreutils 7.4                January 2015                        CHROOT(8)