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cmd/go: runtime/debug build information not populated for test binaries when package name is not 'main' #33976

bcmills opened this issue Aug 30, 2019 · 0 comments


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commented Aug 30, 2019

What did you do?

$ gotip version
go version devel +8c5de667 Fri Aug 30 08:28:40 2019 +0000 linux/amd64

foo$ gotip mod init foo
go: creating new go.mod: module foo

foo$ cat > foo_test.go
package foo_test

import (

func TestBuildInfo(t *testing.T) {
        info, ok := debug.ReadBuildInfo()
        if !ok {
                t.Fatal("no debug info")

foo$ go test

What did you expect to see?

=== RUN   TestBuildInfo
--- PASS: TestBuildInfo (0.00s)
    foo_test.go:13: (devel)


What did you see instead?

--- FAIL: TestBuildInfo (0.00s)
    foo_test.go:11: no debug info

CC @jayconrod @rsc; see also #33975.

@bcmills bcmills added this to the Go1.14 milestone Aug 30, 2019

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