CHROOT(1L)                                             CHROOT(1L)

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

SYNOPSIS
       chroot [--help] [--version] directory [command...]

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page documents  the  GNU  version  of  chroot.
       chroot  runs  a  command  with the root directory for file
       name translation changed to the specified  directory.   If
       no  command  is  given,  chroot runs an interactive shell.
       The `SHELL' environment variable specifies the shell  pro-
       gram; the default is /bin/sh.

   OPTIONS
       --help  Print  a usage message on standard output and exit
       successfully.

       --version
              Print version information on standard  output  then
              exit successfully.

   NOTES
       On many systems only the super-user can change root direc-
       tory.

FSF                    GNU Shell Utilities                      1