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cmd/go: using go get to install new versions of go doesn't seem to work #37428
From this docs page,
Note: I ran all of these commands as root, this shouldn't be a permissions issue.
I attempted to install go1.12.17 via go 1.10.1, using the guide in the wiki.
I attempted to run
On a whim I tried installing something older thinking maybe this command only works for downgrading go, but attempting to install go1.9.1 gave me the same result.
If it matters, go1.10.1 is from apt, I'm running Ubuntu 18.04; the
What operating system and processor architecture are you using (
It looks like the
It might be worth making the download destination path clearer in the docs, or maybe having the
In any case I don't think this method is viable for what I'm trying to do after playing around with it a bit, I'm going to use the PPA route instead.
I had the same problem.
Where it is recommended? Not in getting started doc. If you follow just instructions there, on Linux, you do:
I think that document should mention that you should set