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encoding/gob: zero pointer values #5275

gopherbot opened this issue Apr 12, 2013 · 1 comment

encoding/gob: zero pointer values #5275

gopherbot opened this issue Apr 12, 2013 · 1 comment


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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Apr 12, 2013

by awalterschulze:

Before filing a bug, please check whether it has been fixed since the
latest release. Search the issue tracker and check that you're running the
latest version of Go:

Run "go version" and compare against  If a newer version of Go exists,
install it and retry what you did to reproduce the problem.


What steps will reproduce the problem?
If possible, include a link to a program on

What is the expected output?

What do you see instead?
pointer to zero value has been decoded as a nil value

Which compiler are you using (5g, 6g, 8g, gccgo)?

Which operating system are you using?

Which version are you using?  (run 'go version')

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@minux minux commented Apr 12, 2013

Comment 1:

Status changed to Duplicate.

Merged into issue #4609.

@mikioh mikioh changed the title gob of zero pointer values encoding/gob: zero pointer values Feb 26, 2015
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