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cmd/compile: bad error message for stray single quote #32133

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rsc opened this issue May 19, 2019 · 0 comments

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commented May 19, 2019

$ cat /tmp/x.go
package p

func f() {
'
}
$ go tool compile /tmp/x.go
/tmp/x.go:4:1: '\u0000' evaluated but not used
/tmp/x.go:4:2: newline in character literal
$ 

The \u0000 message threw me for a little while. The second message would suffice on its own.

/cc @griesemer

@rsc rsc added this to the Go1.14 milestone May 19, 2019

@griesemer griesemer self-assigned this May 19, 2019

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