Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. 2964e1e unix: remove unused readlen and writelen by Tobias Klauser · 33 hours ago master
  2. 3186bae windows: remove the 8192-codepoint arg limit in FuzzComposeCommandLine by Bryan C. Mills · 2 days ago
  3. 807530f unix: remove lists of unimplemented syscalls by Tobias Klauser · 3 days ago
  4. 01c413d windows: document the return type mismatch for CommandLineToArgv by Bryan C. Mills · 2 days ago
  5. e649453 windows: convert TestCommandLineRecomposition to a fuzz test and fix discrepancies by Bryan C. Mills · 8 days ago


Go Reference

This repository holds supplemental Go packages for low-level interactions with the operating system.


The easiest way to install is to run go get -u golang.org/x/sys. You can also manually git clone the repository to $GOPATH/src/golang.org/x/sys.

Report Issues / Send Patches

This repository uses Gerrit for code changes. To learn how to submit changes to this repository, see https://golang.org/doc/contribute.html.

The main issue tracker for the sys repository is located at https://github.com/golang/go/issues. Prefix your issue with “x/sys:” in the subject line, so it is easy to find.