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      1 .Dd 2015-10-08
      2 .Dt CHOWN 1
      3 .Os sbase
      4 .Sh NAME
      5 .Nm chown
      6 .Nd change file ownership
      7 .Sh SYNOPSIS
      8 .Nm
      9 .Op Fl h
     10 .Oo
     11 .Fl R
     12 .Op Fl H | L | P
     13 .Oc
     14 .Ar owner Ns Op Pf : Op Ar group
     15 .Op Ar file ...
     16 .Nm
     17 .Op Fl h
     18 .Oo
     19 .Fl R
     20 .Op Fl H | L | P
     21 .Oc
     22 .Pf : Ar group
     23 .Op Ar file ...
     24 .Sh DESCRIPTION
     25 .Nm
     26 sets the user and/or group id of each
     27 .Ar file
     28 to the uid of
     29 .Ar owner
     30 and/or the gid of
     31 .Ar group
     32 respectively.
     33 .Sh OPTIONS
     34 .Bl -tag -width Ds
     35 .It Fl h
     36 Preserve
     37 .Ar file
     38 if it is a symbolic link.
     39 .It Fl R
     40 Change file ownerships recursively.
     41 .It Fl H
     42 Dereference
     43 .Ar file
     44 if it is a symbolic link.
     45 .It Fl L
     46 Dereference all symbolic links.
     47 .It Fl P
     48 Preserve symbolic links. This is the default.
     49 .El
     50 .Sh SEE ALSO
     51 .Xr chmod 1 ,
     52 .Xr chown 2 ,
     53 .Xr getgrnam 3 ,
     54 .Xr getpwnam 3
     55 .Sh STANDARDS
     56 The
     57 .Nm
     58 utility is compliant with the
     59 .St -p1003.1-2013
     60 specification.