Python os.chroot() Method


Description

Python method chroot() changes the root directory of the current process to the given path.To use this method, you would need super user privilege.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for chroot() method −

os.chroot(path);

Parameters

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Example

The following example shows the usage of chroot() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

# To set the current root path to /tmp/user
os.chroot("/tmp/usr")
print "Changed root path successfully!!"

When we run above program, it produces following result −

Changed root path successfully!!
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