Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. 4d1cda0 unix: remove Flock syscall for aix by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago master
  2. 586ba8c unix: add SyncFileRange on linux/arm by Tobias Klauser · 34 hours ago
  3. 73d4af5 unix: evaluate cmsg alignment in cmsgAlignOf at compile time by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  4. b05ddf5 unix: use correct cmsg alignment for openbsd/arm by Joel Sing · 3 days ago
  5. 7da8ea5 unix: regenerate ztypes for openbsd/arm by Joel Sing · 3 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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