Module nix::sys

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Mostly platform-specific functionality


  • Memory management declarations.
  • Low level threading primitives
  • Portably monitor a group of file descriptors for readiness.
  • Operating system signals.
  • Socket interface functions
  • Get filesystem statistics
  • An interface for controlling asynchronous communication ports
  • Vectored I/O
  • Get system identification
  • Wait for a process to change status