11/3/71                                                 CHOWN (I)

NAME            chown -- change owner

SYNOPSIS        chown owner file  ...

DESCRIPTION     owner becomes the new owner of the files.  The

                owner may be either a decimal UID or a name found

                in /etc/uids.

                Only the owner of a file is allowed to change the

                owner.  It is illegal to change the owner of a

                file with the set-user-ID mode.

FILES           /etc/uids

SEE ALSO        stat


BUGS            --

OWNER           ken, dmr