Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. 69691e4 unix: remove ineffectual //go:linkname directives by Tobias Klauser · 19 hours ago master
  2. ef89a24 unix: add SizeofIovec on darwin by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  3. 760e229 unix: test anyToSockaddr without creating actual socket by Tobias Klauser · 3 days ago
  4. 111129e windows: correct CertOpenStore to expect a 0 return value on failure by Boshi Lian · 4 days ago
  5. 7719067 windows: add DLL directory search path manipulation functions by Jason A. Donenfeld · 6 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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