Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

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  1. ad87a3a unix: check faccessat flags parameter on Linux by Thanabodee Charoenpiriyakij · 2 days ago master
  2. fc8bd94 unix: don't use deprecated syscalls on linux/arm64 by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  3. f24d3d4 unix: add Faccessat on Solaris by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago
  4. 6c888cc windows: replace uintptr in crypto structs by Alex Brainman · 7 days ago
  5. 8014b7b windows: follow convention for generated code comment by Tobias Klauser · 7 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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