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cmd/go: implicit go install of std in $GOROOT/src has weird error #31446

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bradfitz opened this Issue Apr 12, 2019 · 1 comment

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commented Apr 12, 2019

I did this by mistake (hit enter too early) and then noted the kinda weird error message:

bradfitz@go:~/go/src$ go install
can't load package: package std: unknown import path "std": cannot find module providing package std
bradfitz@go:~/go/src$ go install std
bradfitz@go:~/go/src$ echo $?
0

I guess it's correct, as "std" is some alias rather than a package, but maybe it can be made to just work, or have a more helpful error.

Low priority.

/cc @bcmills

@bradfitz bradfitz changed the title cmd/go: implicit go instal of std in $GOROOT/src has weird error cmd/go: implicit go install of std in $GOROOT/src has weird error Apr 12, 2019

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commented Apr 12, 2019

@bcmills bcmills added the modules label Apr 12, 2019

@bcmills bcmills added this to the Go1.14 milestone Apr 12, 2019

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