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x/pkgsite: transferring ownership of github repo results in "not a valid package or module" on #40506

michaelperel opened this issue Jul 31, 2020 · 1 comment


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@michaelperel michaelperel commented Jul 31, 2020

What is the URL of the page with the issue?

What is your user agent?

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_5) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/80.0.3987.132 Safari/537.36 Edg/80.0.361.66


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What did you do?

Recently, I transferred ownership of a github repository from "" to "" and renamed all appropriate packages.

I followed the instructions on adding the package to Specifically, I ran

GOPROXY= GO111MODULE=on go get

This command succeeds, and other projects with go modules can use this module.

However, on, I receive a strange error that is not a valid go module.

What did you expect to see?

Documentation for identical to documentation for

What did you see instead? displays "is not a valid package or module" error.

@gopherbot gopherbot added this to the Unreleased milestone Jul 31, 2020
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@michaelperel michaelperel commented Jul 31, 2020

Closing as the issue resolved itself after a few hours

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