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cmd/go: revise 'go help' documentation for modules and module-aware commands #41427

jayconrod opened this issue Sep 16, 2020 · 0 comments


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@jayconrod jayconrod commented Sep 16, 2020

go help modules (and equivalently is the original reference page for modules. It's fairly long for an introduction, but at the same time, it doesn't go into enough detail or provide enough examples to be a thorough reference. is intended to replace go help modules as a detailed reference. In Go 1.16, we should change go help modules to point to that.

A few other help pages have this problem, in particular, go help module-get ( The help page for each command should provide a brief synopsis of its arguments and flags, then should point to reference documentation like for more detail.

Related #33637.

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