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cmd/go: add option to output timestamps along with command tracing #22526
What version of Go are you using (
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Request for enhancement: add option to output timestamps along with command tracing
Nov 1, 2017
The more work we do in parallel, the less useful timestamps will be, and as @rsc notes you can already pipe the output of
I don't think timestamps alone would are worth the complexity (particularly in terms of documentation). I'd be open to a general trace of the build (including both start and stop times, and produced in some standard structured form), but that's a matter for a separate proposal.
I built a pretty decent (if I say so myself) tracer for cmd/go, demo'd in #15736. Perhaps someone would like to revive that?
Note that at the end of that thread, Russ indicated he'd just as soon instead add timing information. So it seems like the two of you are headed in opposite directions.