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mvdan doc: mention 'go get' in install
I needed Go 1.10 to debug and fix a test failure on that Go version in
x/tools, but I forgot what the magic 'go get' command for this was.

Googling "download specific golang version" and similar keywords showed
no results, presumably because the subrepo isn't
prominently recommended nor documented anywhere.

The most appropriate documentation page to add this to is doc/install,
since it goes into some detail and is well indexed. We only need a short
section to introduce the trick.

The example does mention a specific version, Go 1.10.7, but I couldn't
imagine a way to make it version-agnostic while still being clear on
what the commands effectively do.

Change-Id: I13158564d76d95caec412cdb35a50a4356df5863
Reviewed-by: Brad Fitzpatrick <>
Reviewed-by: Rob Pike <>
Latest commit 4edea0f Jan 11, 2019
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progs doc: improve the interface example in Effective Go Nov 26, 2018
asm.html cmd/asm: rename R18 to R18_PLATFORM on ARM64 Nov 6, 2018
cmd.html doc: website: changed link for cover Jun 18, 2017
code.html doc/code: drop mentions of GOPATH/pkg directory Aug 17, 2018
conduct.html doc: update Code of Conduct May 23, 2018
contrib.html doc: add go1.11 to contrib.html Sep 28, 2018
contribute.html doc: 2019 is the Year of the Gopher Jan 1, 2019
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docs.html doc: update docs.html with new tour import path Oct 20, 2018
editors.html doc: fix spelling of `comp[]hensive` to `comp[r]ehensive` Oct 12, 2018
effective_go.html doc: remove incorrect space in %T and %v output examples Jan 7, 2019
gccgo_contribute.html doc: use HTTPS for links Jun 13, 2018
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go1.1.html doc: s/tool chain/toolchain/ Jan 9, 2018
go1.10.html doc: correct statement in go1.10 release notes Apr 23, 2018
go1.11.html doc/go1.11: add note about go run supporting for go run pkg or go run . Dec 5, 2018
go1.12.html doc/go1.12.html: document rejection of mangled C names Jan 21, 2019
go1.2.html doc: use HTTPS for links Jun 13, 2018
go1.3.html doc: s/tool chain/toolchain/ Jan 9, 2018
go1.4.html doc: use HTTPS for links Jun 13, 2018
go1.5.html doc: mention that go install removes binaries built by go build Sep 8, 2015
go1.6.html doc: use HTTPS for link in go1.6.html Jun 12, 2018
go1.7.html doc: use HTTPS for link in go1.7.html Jun 12, 2018
go1.8.html doc: fix broken link in go1.8.html Feb 22, 2017
go1.9.html doc/1.9: add mention of net/http.LocalAddrContextKey Aug 28, 2017
go1.html doc: change anchor URLs from to /dl/ Jan 20, 2018
go1compat.html doc: s/tool chain/toolchain/ Jan 9, 2018
go_faq.html doc: fix typo in FAQ Nov 28, 2018
go_mem.html doc: go_mem: clarify Once docs Dec 21, 2018
go_spec.html doc/go_spec: tweak wording to avoid 'explicit assignment' misreading Nov 16, 2018
help.html doc: add link to the Go Discord forum Oct 11, 2018
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install-source.html doc: add GOMIPS64 to source installation docs Sep 5, 2018
install.html doc: mention 'go get' in install Jan 23, 2019
root.html doc: update "Mac OS X", "OS X" to macOS; bump up to 10.10 Jun 19, 2018
security.html doc: use https scheme in oss-distros link Dec 11, 2018
share.png godoc: change link styles, add 'pop out' button Mar 13, 2012
tos.html doc: drop scheme from links that are known to support HTTPS Jul 25, 2014