Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

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  1. c3d8025 unix: update Dockerfile to Linux 5.6, and Go 1.13.9 by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago master
  2. 9dae0f8 unix: add fs-verity consts and types by Tobias Klauser · 6 days ago
  3. 85ca7c5 unix: allocate signalNameMap with enough space by Tobias Klauser · 10 days ago
  4. 328b4cd unix: add readv/writev for illumos by Araragi Hokuto · 12 days ago
  5. af34d82 gitignore: remove obsolete reference to .hgignore in comment by Yannic Bonenberger · 14 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.