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doc: document the way the tools work #11854

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robpike opened this issue Jul 24, 2015 · 1 comment
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doc: document the way the tools work #11854

robpike opened this issue Jul 24, 2015 · 1 comment

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@robpike robpike commented Jul 24, 2015

Nowhere is it explained how go build constructs software: how the compiler and linker run, where files are placed, how test builds its code, and so on. There should be an implementation and explanation document outlining this process. Such a document would also help someone who must use Go from within an existing software construction system.

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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Jul 24, 2015

CL https://golang.org/cl/12625 mentions this issue.

robpike added a commit that referenced this issue Jul 27, 2015
Not everyone is aware that go build is a wrapper for other
tools. Mention this in the text for go help build so people using
other build systems won't just wrap go build, which is usually a
mistake (it doesn't do incremental builds by default, for instance).

Update #11854.

Change-Id: I759f91f23ccd3671204c39feea12a3bfaf9f0114
Reviewed-on: https://go-review.googlesource.com/12625
Reviewed-by: Ian Lance Taylor <iant@golang.org>
@rsc rsc modified the milestones: Go1.7, Go1.6 Feb 17, 2016
@rsc rsc modified the milestones: Go1.8, Go1.7 May 18, 2016
@quentinmit quentinmit added the NeedsFix label Oct 7, 2016
@rsc rsc modified the milestones: Go1.9, Go1.8 Nov 11, 2016
@bradfitz bradfitz modified the milestones: Go1.10, Go1.9 Jun 13, 2017
@rsc rsc modified the milestones: Go1.10, Go1.11 Dec 1, 2017
@gopherbot gopherbot modified the milestones: Go1.11, Unplanned May 23, 2018
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