[Buildroot] [RFC PATCH v1 1/6] package/go: implement go modules integration
thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Sun Apr 7 20:17:26 UTC 2019
On Sat, 16 Mar 2019 18:21:37 -0700
Christian Stewart <christian at paral.in> wrote:
> This commit moves from the GOPATH mechanism to the new GO111MODULE approach for
> Go based packages. Old Go packages (with the exception of docker-cli) will
> compile without changes (for example, mender, flanneld).
While browsing through the list of pending patches, I found the
following patch series related to Go and package management:
The first patch in the series,
+ Glide is a tool for managing the _vendor_ directory within a Go
+ package. This feature, first introduced in Go 1.5, allows each
+ package to have a _vendor_ directory containing dependent
+ packages for the project. These vendor packages can be
+ installed by a tool (e.g. glide), similar to go get or they
+ can be vendored and distributed with the package.
and it does a fair amount of changes in pkg-golang.mk.
How does this fit (or not) with the changes you're proposing ?
Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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