Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

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  1. b09406a windows: add GetDiskFreeSpaceEx function by Takuto Ikuta · 4 days ago master
  2. 06d7bd2 unix: update rtnetlink constants by Lehner Florian · 7 days ago
  3. 543471e unix: add new func PtraceInterrupt on Linux by Paulo Gomes · 7 days ago
  4. 0b153f5 windows: fix ShellExecute return condition by Jason A. Donenfeld · 7 days ago
  5. ef33b2f windows: use go:linkname instead of assembly by Jason A. Donenfeld · 8 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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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.