Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

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  1. 8dbc5d0 windows: add GetProcAddressByOrdinal by Hilko Bengen · 6 days ago master
  2. 6860007 unix: correct type for timeout argument to Select on linux/{arm64,mips64x} by Tobias Klauser · 6 days ago
  3. 43eea11 unix: add MNT_* flags on FreeBSD by Tobias Klauser · 7 days ago
  4. ebfc5b4 unix: generate GOARCH specific zsysctl files on OpenBSD by Tobias Klauser · 13 days ago
  5. 314a259 README: add better links, Markdown by Kevin Burke · 3 months 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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