Cloud Foundry buildpack for the Go Language
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Latest commit ee39535 Jun 6, 2017 @dgodd dgodd committed with athornton2012 Bump version to 1.8.5 [#146375487]
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Cloud Foundry Go(Lang) Buildpack

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A Cloud Foundry buildpack for Go(lang) based apps.

This is based on the [Heroku buildpack] (

Buildpack User Documentation

Official buildpack documentation can be found at

Building the Buildpack

  1. Make sure you have fetched submodules
git submodule update --init
  1. Get latest buildpack dependencies
BUNDLE_GEMFILE=cf.Gemfile bundle
  1. Build the buildpack
BUNDLE_GEMFILE=cf.Gemfile bundle exec buildpack-packager [ --uncached | --cached ]
  1. Use in Cloud Foundry

Upload the buildpack to your Cloud Foundry and optionally specify it by name

cf create-buildpack custom_go_buildpack 1
cf push my_app -b custom_go_buildpack


Buildpacks use the Machete framework for running integration tests.

To test a buildpack, run the following command from the buildpack's directory:

BUNDLE_GEMFILE=cf.Gemfile bundle exec buildpack-build

More options can be found on Machete's Github page.


Find our guidelines here.

Help and Support

Join the #buildpacks channel in our [Slack community] ( if you need any further assistance.

Reporting Issues

Please fill out the issue template fully if you'd like to start an issue for the buildpack.

Active Development

The project backlog is on Pivotal Tracker