Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. 0c1ff78 windows: do not corrupt stack with larger boolean return value by Jason A. Donenfeld · 26 hours ago master
  2. b4ddaad unix: redefine TIPC_WAIT_FOREVER as a uint32 value by Matt Layher · 3 days ago
  3. 8a69140 windows: add various functions for shutting down and logging out by Jason A. Donenfeld · 4 days ago
  4. 1a3b71a unix: update Dockerfile to Linux 5.3 and use ubuntu 19.04 base image by Tobias Klauser · 3 days ago
  5. c3b328c unix: add IfaCacheinfo on linux by Tobias Klauser · 6 days ago


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.

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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.