chown(1) - Unix First Edition Manual Page
11/3/71CHOWN (I)

NAME chown -- change owner
SYNOPSIS chown owner file
DESCRIPTION owner becomes the new owner of the files. The owner may beeither a decimal UID or a name found in /etc/uids.


Only the owner of a file is allowed to change the owner. Itis illegal to change the owner of a file with the set--user-- ID mode.
FILES /etc/uids
SEE_ALSO stat
DIAGNOSTICS
BUGS
OWNER ken, dmr