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    SubjectRe: [RCF] [PATCH] unprivileged mount/umount
    > What if proc filesystem is removed from the kernel?
    > Ability to access some other namespace through the proc filesystem does
    > not look clean. I think it should be cleanly supported through VFS.
    > Also cd'ing into a new namespace just allows you to browse through
    > the other namespace. But it does not effectively change the process's
    > namespace. Things like mount in the other namespace will be failed
    > by check_mount() anyway.
    > I think, we need sys calls like sys_cdnamespace() which switches to a
    > new namespace.

    Jamie's proposal was to make chroot() swich namespace.

    > Effectively the process's current->namespace has to be modified,
    > for the process to be effectively work in the new namespace.

    current->namespace could be dropped altogether, and
    current->current->fs->rootmnt->mnt_namespace could be used instead.

    It's a nice logical extension of chroot(), without needing new

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