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BSD 2.11 - man page for chroot (bsd section 8)

CHROOT(8)				       System Manager's Manual					    CHROOT(8)

NAME
chroot - change root directory
SYNOPSIS
chroot newroot [ command ]
DESCRIPTION
The chroot command changes its root directory to the supplied directory newroot and exec's command, if sup- plied, or an interactive copy of your shell (as specified by the environmental variable SHELL) if not. /bin/sh is used if SHELL is not specified. Note, command or the shell are run as your real-user-id.
SEE ALSO
chdir(2), chroot(2), environ(7) 4.3 Berkeley Distribution December 5, 1988 CHROOT(8)


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