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x/build/cmd/release: Go 1.11.5 amd64 tarball includes /gocache and /tmp #29906
What version of Go are you using (
We have confirmed that the extraneous directories
We will not be updating the tarballs for this release. The reason is because these directories do not affect functionality, and we do not want to risk the availability of the security release, nor we want to change the contents of already published archives.
If you have already extracted the archives, you can optionally remove the unnecessary directories.
The following commands can be used to extract only the necessary
These commands will create a Go tree in
While investigating we also noticed these directories missing from the tarball due to a change in how tests are run during the release process:
This should not cause any disruption, but it is something we will look into for future releases.