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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       chgrp - change group ownership

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       chgrp [OPTION]... GROUP FILE...
       chgrp [OPTION]... --reference=RFILE FILE...

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       Change the group membership of each FILE to GROUP.

       -c, --changes
	      like verbose but report only when a change is made

	      affect  the referent of each symbolic link, rather than the symbolic
 link itself

       -h, --no-dereference
	      affect symbolic links instead of any referenced file  (available
	      only on systems that can change the ownership of a symlink)

       -f, --silent, --quiet
	      suppress most error messages

	      use RFILE's group rather than the specified GROUP value

       -R, --recursive
	      operate on files and directories recursively

       -v, --verbose
	      output a diagnostic for every file processed

       --help display this help and exit

	      output version information and exit

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Report bugs to <bug-fileutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT    [Toc]    [Back]

       Copyright (C) 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       The full documentation for chgrp is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and chgrp programs are properly installed at  your  site,  the

	      info chgrp

       should give you access to the complete manual.

chgrp (fileutils) 4.1		  March 2002			      CHGRP(1)
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