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cmd/go2go: compilation fails if mutiple packages with the same name are imported #40318

DeedleFake opened this issue Jul 20, 2020 · 2 comments


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@DeedleFake DeedleFake commented Jul 20, 2020


package main

import (
	crand "crypto/rand"

func main() {
	_ = crand.Reader
	_ = rand.Source(nil)


./prog.go2:4: rand redeclared as imported package name
	previous declaration at ./prog.go2:4
@toothrot toothrot added this to the Unreleased milestone Jul 21, 2020
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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Jul 23, 2020

Change mentions this issue: [dev.go2go] go/go2go: don't import renamed package twice

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@ianlancetaylor ianlancetaylor commented Jul 23, 2020

Thanks. Fixed on go2go branch.

I'm sure there are cases using local import aliases that will fail with the translation tool. But we can fix this one, at least.

gopherbot pushed a commit that referenced this issue Jul 23, 2020
We keep an import spec if it uses a local alias. Avoid importing it
again, unless it is required by something else.

Fixes #40318

Change-Id: If90de3bf30412645c9144083372e6b07df3c6a0b
Reviewed-by: Ian Lance Taylor <>
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