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docs: improve wording
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caarlos0 committed Sep 27, 2022
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# Using the `main.version` ldflag

Defaults-wise GoReleaser sets three _ldflags_:
By default, GoReleaser will set the following 3 _ldflags_:

- `main.version`: Current Git tag (the `v` prefix is stripped) or the name of the snapshot, if you're using the `--snapshot` flag
- `main.version`: Current Git tag (the `v` prefix is stripped) or the name of
the snapshot, if you're using the `--snapshot` flag
- `main.commit`: Current git commit SHA
- `main.date`: Date according [RFC3339](https://golang.org/pkg/time/#pkg-constants)
- `main.date`: Date in the
[RFC3339](https://golang.org/pkg/time/#pkg-constants) format

You can use them in your `main.go` file to print more build details:

@@ -17,12 +19,12 @@ var (
version = "dev"
commit = "none"
date = "unknown"
builtBy = "unknown"
)
func main() {
fmt.Printf("my app %s, commit %s, built at %s by %s", version, commit, date, builtBy)
fmt.Printf("my app %s, commit %s, built at %s", version, commit, date)
}
```

You can override this by changing the `ldflags` option in the [`build` section](/customization/build/).
You can override this by changing the `ldflags` option in the
[`build` section](/customization/build/).

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