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Helflym and ianlancetaylor libgo/go/syscall: add SockAddrDatalink on AIX
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corresponding Go Toolchain patch is CL 170537.

Change-Id: I8872d08aea06037d7c30cb30c161a7a56fd9d63d
Reviewed-by: Ian Lance Taylor <>
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A Go frontend

Ian Lance Taylor
Last update 15 June 2014

This is a compiler frontend for the Go programming language
(  The frontend was originally developed at
Google, and was released in November 2009.  It was originally written
by Ian Lance Taylor <>.

It was originally written for GCC (  As of this
writing it only supports GCC, but the GCC support has been separated
from the rest of the frontend, so supporting another compiler is

The go subdirectory holds the frontend source code.  This is mirrored
to the gcc/go subdirectory in the GCC repository.

The libgo subdirectory holds the library source code.  This is a copy
of the main Go library with various changes appropriate for this
compiler.  The main Go library is hosted at, in the src directory.  The libgo
subdirectory is mirrored to the libgo subdirectory in the gcc

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