Access Solaris kstats from Go. Provides a Go API for the Solaris kstat library for retrieving kernel statistics.
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README

Go-kstat provides a Go API for the kstat kernel statistics system
on Solaris, Illumos, OmniOS, and other Solaris derived systems. For
general information on kstats, see the kstat(1) and kstat(3kstat)
manpages. For more documentation on the details of the package, see
doc.go, kstat_solaris.go, types_solaris_amd64.go, and raw_solaris.go.

The API supports access to 'named' kstat statistics, IO statistics,
and the most common and useful sorts of 'raw' kstat statistics
(unix:0:sysinfo, unix:0:vminfo, unix:0:var, and mnt:*:mntinfo).
Other raw kstat statistics are not explicitly supported, but the
API provides some escape hatches for access to custom raw
statistics.

This is a cgo-based package so it can't be cross compiled like a regular
Go package. It may also have bugs with memory management, since it
interacts with the Solaris kstat library and holds references to memory
that's been dynamically allocated in C.

See kstat-godoc.txt for a text dump of the full godoc for the package.
Unfortunately Go tool limitations appear to make it impossible to
see full package documentation on anything except a Solaris machine
(including https://godoc.org/, sadly).

Bug reports and other contributions are highly welcome.

Original Author:

Chris Siebenmann
https://github.com/siebenmann/go-kstat
https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/

(and elsewhere)

Copyright: BSD-3-Clause, see LICENSE
(This is the copyright used by Go and projects copying its license.)