Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. dbbf3f1 windows: add IP() accessor to SocketAddress type by Jason A. Donenfeld · 3 days ago master
  2. c3d486d windows: add JobObject functions by Takuto Ikuta · 35 hours ago
  3. abf6ff7 unix: add MCAST_* constants on linux by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  4. 0e01d88 unix: add RawSockaddrDatalink on aix by Tobias Klauser · 3 days ago
  5. 8097e1b windows: do not query library for inline functions by Jason A. Donenfeld · 4 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.