DESCRIPTION

     The chroot utility changes its current and root directories to the sup-
     plied directory newroot and then exec's command, if supplied, or an
     interactive copy of the user's login shell.


ENVIRONMENT

     The following environment variable is referenced by chroot:

     SHELL  If set, the string specified by SHELL is interpreted as the name
	    of the shell to exec.  If the variable SHELL is not set, /bin/sh
	    is used.


SEE ALSO

     chdir(2), chroot(2), environ(7), jail(8)


HISTORY

     The chroot utility first appeared in 4.4BSD.

FreeBSD 5.1		       January 24, 2002 		   FreeBSD 5.1

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