PYTHON chroot

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import os
os.chroot(directory)

PHP chroot

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chroot

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.5, PHP 5)

chrootChange the root directory

Description

bool chroot ( string $directory )

Changes the root directory of the current process to directory .

This function is only available if your system supports it and you're using the CLI, CGI or Embed SAPI. Also, this function requires root privileges.

Parameters

directory

The new directory

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Notes

Note: This function is not implemented on Windows platforms.