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tour: explain the semantics of the main goroutine #13750

neelvirdy opened this issue Dec 28, 2015 · 1 comment


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commented Dec 28, 2015


In concurrency/1 (Goroutines), commenting out line 17 say("hello") also stops the go say("world") from doing anything. The program exits before any worlds are said, yet without commenting out line 17 it seems to wait for all goroutines to finish before exiting.

@bradfitz bradfitz added this to the Unreleased milestone Jan 21, 2016

@adg adg changed the title tour: goroutine relies on main thread call tour: explain the semantics of the main goroutine Jan 21, 2016


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commented Jan 11, 2017

CL mentions this issue.

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