Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. eda9bb2 unix: update syscall numbers to OpenBSD 6.4 by Ivan Markin · 2 days ago master
  2. 8e24a49 unix: add SOF_TIMESTAMPING_* flags on Linux by Tobias Klauser · 3 days ago
  3. 8f1d3d2 unix: add support for aix/ppc64, gc implementation by chigotc · 4 days ago
  4. fa43e7b unix: add marker comments to zsyscall_solaris_amd64.go by Tobias Klauser · 11 days ago
  5. 4497e2d unix: convert errorList and signalList to new format for linux/sparc64 by Tobias Klauser · 2 weeks 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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