Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

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  1. 5acd03e unix: update Dockerfile to glibc 2.32 by Tobias Klauser · 16 hours ago master
  2. a37d78b unix: check Faccessat2 returning EPERM in Faccessat by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  3. fcf3340 unix: add SI_LOAD_SHIFT on Linux by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  4. 0cf7623 cpu: add GODEBUG options to disable use of instruction set extensions by Polina Osadcha · 4 weeks ago
  5. 64077c9 unix: add Faccessat2 and use it in Faccessat if available by Tobias Klauser · 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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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.