Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

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  1. 37707fd unix: move gccgo redeclared *SyscallNoError functions to a separate file by Tobias Klauser · 3 weeks ago master
  2. 8f27ce8 unix: fix cpuset size argument in sched_affinity syscall by Tobias Klauser · 3 weeks ago
  3. 3dbebcf unix: use SyscallNoError and RawSyscallNoError on Linux only by Tobias Klauser · 3 weeks ago
  4. ff2a66f unix: fix godoc comment for clen by Tobias Klauser · 4 weeks ago
  5. 0346725 unix: add godoc for Sockaddr* types by Tobias Klauser · 4 weeks 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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