Go packages for low-level interaction with the operating system

Clone this repo:
  1. 437939a unix: use dup3 in Dup2 on all Linux platforms by Tobias Klauser · 2 days ago master
  2. d61c044 unix: implement Pipe using pipe2 syscall on all linux platforms by Tobias Klauser · 5 days ago
  3. ed5796b unix: implement EpollCreate using EpollCreate1 on all linux platforms by Tobias Klauser · 8 days ago
  4. 751e447 unix: add additional illumos STREAMS ioctls by Nahum Shalman · 12 days ago
  5. 528a39c unix: add PidfdOpen and PidfdGetfd by Lorenz Bauer · 2 weeks ago


Go Reference

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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This repository uses Gerrit for code changes. To learn how to submit changes to this repository, see https://golang.org/doc/contribute.html.

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.