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testing: -cover mode gives strange error when package contains no non test files #6065

davecheney opened this issue Aug 7, 2013 · 2 comments


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davecheney commented Aug 7, 2013

What steps will reproduce the problem?

odessa(~/src) % mkdir issue
odessa(~/src) % cd issue
odessa(~/src/issue) % echo "package issue" > issue_test.go

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?

odessa(~/src/issue) % go test -cover
# testmain
imported and not used: "issue"
FAIL    issue [build failed]
odessa(~/src/issue) % 

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odessa(~/src/issue) % uname -a
Darwin odessa.local 12.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 12.4.0: Wed May  1 17:57:12 PDT 2013;
root:xnu-2050.24.15~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
odessa(~/src/issue) % go version
go version devel +ae81458f37d7 Tue Jul 30 04:31:15 2013 +0200 darwin/amd64
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robpike commented Aug 8, 2013

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robpike commented Aug 15, 2013

Comment 2:

This issue was closed by revision f718036.

Status changed to Fixed.

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