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x/tools/go/loader: tests are too brittle #19152

bradfitz opened this issue Feb 17, 2017 · 0 comments

x/tools/go/loader: tests are too brittle #19152

bradfitz opened this issue Feb 17, 2017 · 0 comments


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@bradfitz bradfitz commented Feb 17, 2017

The x/tools/go/loader tests have a history of breaking whenever something in the standard library

Or breaking when testing Go 1.6 vs Go 1.7 vs Go 1.8 vs Go tip, etc.

I think it's time to rethink those tests to not be a maintenance burden.

(Latest example:

/cc @ianlancetaylor

@bradfitz bradfitz added the Testing label Feb 17, 2017
@bradfitz bradfitz added this to the Go1.9 milestone Feb 17, 2017
gopherbot pushed a commit to golang/tools that referenced this issue Feb 17, 2017
Tip introduces a new internal/poll package that breaks the expected

Fixes golang/go#19150
Updates golang/go#19152

Change-Id: I5ff7e8a92afe4d25feb6365933062e931c9b435f
Reviewed-by: Brad Fitzpatrick <>
Reviewed-by: Alan Donovan <>
@bradfitz bradfitz modified the milestones: Unreleased, Go1.9 Jun 14, 2017
@gopherbot gopherbot added the Tools label Sep 12, 2019
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