Name

chroot — run command or interactive shell with special root directory

Synopsis

chroot [OPTION] NEWROOT [ COMMAND [ARG...] ]

chroot OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.

−−groups=G_LIST/

specify supplementary groups as g1,g2,..,gN

−−userspec=USER/:GROUP

specify user and group (ID or name) to use

−−skip−chdir

do not change working directory to '/'

−−help

display this help and exit

−−version

output version information and exit

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

AUTHOR

Written by Roland McGrath.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

Report chroot translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

chroot(2)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chroot>

or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chroot invocation'

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2017 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.