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  • For a few years we've been saying that Go the language is "done". That doesn't mean completely frozen, but it means that the bar for changes is very high and that we are at the point where we need to ...
    Russ CoxRuss Cox
    Aug 27, 2015 at 6:01 pm
    Sep 11, 2015 at 5:41 pm
  • The Go 1.5 release candidate is looking good. Hopefully in a week or so it will be out, and we'll open the tree for Go 1.6 development. That makes now a good time to talk about what we want to do in ...
    Russ CoxRuss Cox
    Aug 12, 2015 at 11:38 pm
    Sep 8, 2015 at 5:13 am
  • Font files need random access, as you don't know what glyphs you'll need beforehand, so until now, I've been using ioutil.ReadFile and passing a []byte to truetype.Parse. Using an io.ReadSeeker ...
    Nigel TaoNigel Tao
    Aug 24, 2015 at 11:34 pm
    Aug 26, 2015 at 10:21 am
  • Hello. There is already some support of linux namespaces like `SysProcAttr.Cloneflags` and `SysProcAttr.Uid/GidMappings`. But there is one more use case in using namespace apart from creating new ...
    Alexander MorozovAlexander Morozov
    Aug 31, 2015 at 5:41 pm
    Sep 8, 2015 at 5:26 am
  • As the x/mobile/app package is moving towards a channel-oriented model for event dispatching and handling, x/mobile/exp/sensor package may benefit from similar APIs. Having multiple instances of ...
    Burcu DoganBurcu Dogan
    Aug 18, 2015 at 11:49 pm
    Aug 29, 2015 at 8:20 pm
  • The value 859534820080 is 0xC8204482F0 in hex - looks like an address. If t.Length is the first word in the struct (as you indicate), it could be that the memory for t has been reclaimed, leaving the ...
    Rhys HiltnerRhys Hiltner
    Aug 6, 2015 at 12:37 am
    Aug 7, 2015 at 4:19 pm
  • There are at least two issues (a compiler bug and a runtime bug) that will require issuing a Go 1.5.1. Are there any other issues people would like to nominate, that are not already in the Go1.5.1 ...
    Russ CoxRuss Cox
    Aug 25, 2015 at 6:26 pm
    Sep 3, 2015 at 3:42 am
  • We're thinking about adding a go:noinline directive to help with testing. Currently, if you don't want a function inlined, you add a switch{} or a defer or other not-obviously-a-nop construct to the ...
    Keith RandallKeith Randall
    Aug 25, 2015 at 3:48 am
    Aug 26, 2015 at 3:53 am
  • Hello, I can set up RPI 1 and 2 builders so that users reporting problems with the release candidate on Raspberry Pi's can check their results against the dashboard. Do you think this is valuable ? ...
    Dave CheneyDave Cheney
    Aug 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm
    Aug 7, 2015 at 7:06 am
  • Hello, Go 1.5 supports freebsd/arm, but it almost did not. The issue is finding a freebsd/arm builder that is fast enough and stable enough to generate reliable build reports. I've tried for several ...
    Dave CheneyDave Cheney
    Aug 22, 2015 at 4:55 am
    Aug 27, 2015 at 3:53 pm
  • Hi gophers, During the summer, Cherry and I ported Go to linux/mips64le (big endian mips64 should also work, but it's not tested yet.) Cherry did all the coding. We've now reached the stage where ...
    MinuxMinux
    Aug 28, 2015 at 5:35 am
    Sep 8, 2015 at 7:32 am
  • I've had the opportunity to work with numerous package managers and development setups (including 5 package mangers across different languages, gerrit, and pull requests). Since Go is going down the ...
    Matt FarinaMatt Farina
    Aug 31, 2015 at 3:49 pm
    Sep 3, 2015 at 7:09 pm
  • Is golang-dev ok to report this information or should I use github.com/golang/go/issues directly? build.golang.org shows e3c26b2 ok for linux/arm. On my rpi: runtime and cmd/go tests time out after ...
    FgergoFgergo
    Aug 5, 2015 at 6:26 am
    Aug 5, 2015 at 6:29 pm
  • A screen.Window is currently: type Window interface { // This discussion proposes no changes to these methods. Release() Events() etc Sender Uploader Drawer // EndPaint flushes any pending Upload and ...
    Nigel TaoNigel Tao
    Aug 31, 2015 at 12:24 pm
    Sep 2, 2015 at 12:42 am
  • What is the status of SSA? Is it good enough that I can base my SPARC64 port directly on the dev.ssa branch, or should I wait some more and do it the old way in the interim? Thanks. -- Aram ...
    Aram HăvărneanuAram Hăvărneanu
    Aug 17, 2015 at 11:44 am
    Aug 19, 2015 at 12:11 pm
  • Hello, The scaleway arm machines appear to be dead in the water and have dropped off the dashboard. I started a replacement on my desk so we have coverage. Could someone with access please ...
    Dave CheneyDave Cheney
    Aug 19, 2015 at 11:05 pm
    Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am
  • Go weekly status report .early {font-weight: bold} .maybe {color: #777} .late {color: #700; text-decoration: underline;} .closed {background-color: #eee;} Go weekly status report Mon Aug 24 16:14:28 ...
    Gopher RobotGopher Robot
    Aug 24, 2015 at 4:19 pm
    Aug 25, 2015 at 3:49 am
  • Go 1.5 is out (see mail to golang-announce/golang-nuts). Thanks very much to everyone who contributed. It really is a massive group effort, and we appreciate all the help. Go would be dramatically ...
    Russ CoxRuss Cox
    Aug 19, 2015 at 5:36 pm
    Aug 21, 2015 at 1:42 pm
  • In https://go-review.googlesource.com/#/c/12717/ a buggy field is being kept to honour the Go1 promise, however the field is being moved from the a middle position to the last. It seems to me that ...
    Dan KortschakDan Kortschak
    Aug 5, 2015 at 5:02 am
    Aug 5, 2015 at 9:27 am
  • I noticed the go/build package doesn't work with vendor/ imports. The vendor code was kept in in the go cmd codebase which, I don't think, is available for packages. Is this a bug? Should the ...
    Matt FarinaMatt Farina
    Aug 21, 2015 at 5:40 pm
    Aug 31, 2015 at 3:58 pm
  • Are you aware of anybody looking at Go support for mobile Linux platforms? Specifically for Tizen, Sailfish and Ubuntu Touch? I imagine that would take the form of adding C wrapper generation to ...
    BobsummerwillBobsummerwill
    Aug 27, 2015 at 1:49 pm
    Aug 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm
  • I'm working on FP sub and div, they are not symmetric, and there is not a handy negate (that I can find) for either of these. Instructions are 2-address, I have to map x = y OP z onto x = x OP z But ...
    David ChaseDavid Chase
    Aug 14, 2015 at 4:34 pm
    Aug 14, 2015 at 11:13 pm
  • Hi. I had an issue today with an extra space in the http method string parameter for [net/http] NewRequest. No error is raised so it's quite misleading. Maybe we could follow up on ...
    C0dxtr3m1stC0dxtr3m1st
    Aug 6, 2015 at 12:47 pm
    Aug 8, 2015 at 1:44 pm
  • Hi gophers, Issues #12345 reports that Go 1.4 fails to compile with clang 3.7 on FreeBSD. Per our usual rules, we stop maintaining older releases once a new stable release is out, but as Go 1.4 is ...
    MinuxMinux
    Aug 26, 2015 at 6:48 pm
    Aug 26, 2015 at 11:49 pm
  • Both the linux-arm64 and linux-ppc64 builders are failing all the subrepo builds with messages like: package golang.org/x/blog/...: unrecognized import path " golang.org/x/blog/..." The go command ...
    Russ CoxRuss Cox
    Aug 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm
    Aug 22, 2015 at 12:28 pm
  • With https://github.com/golang/go/commit/7904946eeb35faece61bbf6f5b3cc8be2f519c17 we're now looking to access fields that are being dropped. https://github.com/docker/docker/issues/15279 A current ...
    Vincent BattsVincent Batts
    Aug 5, 2015 at 9:21 pm
    Aug 6, 2015 at 12:34 am
  • Hey, I'm helping the Let's Encrypt project[1] out on its Go server-side codebase called boulder[2]. We're creating a non-profit, free, API-driven certificate authority. We noticed CR #12717[3] go by ...
    Jeff HodgesJeff Hodges
    Aug 1, 2015 at 4:13 am
    Aug 5, 2015 at 3:16 am
  • The new register allocator is in. It passes all.bash with two patches, setting _StackMin to a large value (runtime/stack2.go) and setting stackCache to zero (runtime/stack1.go). Hopefully once we get ...
    Keith RandallKeith Randall
    Aug 17, 2015 at 9:09 pm
    Aug 29, 2015 at 2:37 am
  • [ Retitled subject ] Looks to me like your arm GNU/Linux cross-Go toolchain was built without cgo enabled. I would try doing CC_FOR_TARGET=arm-xilinx-linux-gnueabi-gcc CGO_ENABLED=1 GOOS=linux ...
    Ian Lance TaylorIan Lance Taylor
    Aug 27, 2015 at 5:49 pm
    Aug 27, 2015 at 8:09 pm
  • Hi all, I have a couple quick questions about contributing to go. I apologize if this is not the right place for this. 1. In the context of bug fixes, should I have a discussion with someone first ...
    Anthony CaninoAnthony Canino
    Aug 21, 2015 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 21, 2015 at 2:26 pm
  • Greetings, Originally golang/go#12056 was believed to be an issue specific to Solaris. However, it turns out it's a much more general problem with the relative fragility of the tracing mechanism used ...
    Shawn WalkerShawn Walker
    Aug 15, 2015 at 2:11 am
    Aug 18, 2015 at 9:08 pm
  • The testing package establishes a simple convention for declaring tests for `go test` to find and run: func TestFoo(*testing.T) { state = NewSomethingToTest() if !state.Foo() { t.Error(...) } } func ...
    MdwhatcottMdwhatcott
    Aug 13, 2015 at 7:51 pm
    Aug 13, 2015 at 9:31 pm
  • go tool trace references a static file as: http.ServeFile(w, r, filepath.Join(os.Getenv("GOROOT"), "misc", "trace", "trace_viewer_lean.html")) Is it a proper way? What is the proper way? -- You ...
    Dmitry VyukovDmitry Vyukov
    Aug 12, 2015 at 9:10 am
    Aug 12, 2015 at 7:32 pm
  • I have a tiny app with unit test that causes goconvey to panic when the app is built with go1.5rc1 but not go1.4.2. issue.go - https://gist.github.com/dgnorton/82c1f1b294d426ff88d7 issue_test.go - ...
    David NortonDavid Norton
    Aug 8, 2015 at 8:22 am
    Aug 11, 2015 at 1:04 am
  • We intend to issue Go 1.5 release candidate 1 tonight. We will do that using a new release branch, and then any change made between then and the release will need to be ported over to the release ...
    Russ CoxRuss Cox
    Aug 5, 2015 at 5:46 pm
    Aug 6, 2015 at 12:34 am
  • Hi, I am working on CL 12730. And I saw it got tagged twice with "R=Go1.6". Is it correct that I tag it by myself with R=Go1.6 until Go1.5 is finally release, so to avoid cluttering the Dashboard? - ...
    C CirelloC Cirello
    Aug 2, 2015 at 10:33 am
    Aug 3, 2015 at 7:19 pm
  • I just noticed the net http shared body test now flakes on the race builder after the recent http fix. Trybots showed it passing before but go test -race -run=SharedBody -count=100 shows it ...
    Brad FitzpatrickBrad Fitzpatrick
    Aug 3, 2015 at 5:32 am
    Aug 3, 2015 at 2:45 pm
  • Minux brings up a good point in this bug (which is about newer clang in newer FreeBSD being able to build Go 1.4, necessary for bootstrapping Go 1.5): https://github.com/golang/go/issues/12345 The ...
    Brad FitzpatrickBrad Fitzpatrick
    Aug 26, 2015 at 6:36 pm
    Sep 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm
  • Hello. After conversion to Go, there are some places with supernested ifs, that is sorta hard to read. I wrote simple tool to convert them to "&&" conditions. It's not very beautiful, but still ...
    Alexander MorozovAlexander Morozov
    Aug 28, 2015 at 1:20 am
    Aug 28, 2015 at 1:40 am
  • after read the https://golang.org/s/go1.4-syscall file and searched the forum. i couldn't find the roadmap of go.sys or when the standard library will replace syscall package with go.sys repository ...
    EricwqEricwq
    Aug 27, 2015 at 12:45 am
    Aug 27, 2015 at 12:53 am
  • Hi,all I wanna understand golang network framework, but there is a problem I can't understand, for netFD.Write(): func (fd *netFD) Write(p []byte) (nn int, err error) { before writing, why netFD must ...
    Kai DingKai Ding
    Aug 27, 2015 at 12:15 am
    Aug 27, 2015 at 12:21 am
  • Hey guys, I met a weird problem about the float32 type in Go. This is my demo program: (You can run it via: http://play.golang.org/p/dn4V4TcFtr) package main import "fmt" func main() { compute(4.8) ...
    Timothy YeTimothy Ye
    Aug 26, 2015 at 4:52 pm
    Aug 26, 2015 at 4:55 pm
  • Named Parameters are nothing new. They have been requested prior, and they have been rejected with good reason. However, I have approached this language feature from a different angle. I feel like it ...
    Benjamin ReedBenjamin Reed
    Aug 24, 2015 at 4:19 pm
    Aug 24, 2015 at 4:37 pm
  • Congratulations on the 1.5 release. Removing C from the build process has simplified the task of porting to new platforms. I now have Go working on plan9/arm, after starting with CL 7095043 from ...
    Richard MillerRichard Miller
    Aug 21, 2015 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 21, 2015 at 2:32 pm
  • I was looking at https://github.com/golang/go/commit/4a190813587369371186e5d98182d74db10234d3 and in particular this change --- a/src/runtime/asm_arm.s +++ b/src/runtime/asm_arm.s @@ -759,6 +761,9 @@ ...
    Nick Craig-WoodNick Craig-Wood
    Aug 18, 2015 at 4:48 pm
    Aug 18, 2015 at 10:01 pm
  • Hi all, I'd like to ask if there's going to be another RC before Go 1.5 lands. This came up last night during the Go Meetup in Berlin and I think it deserves a follow up as I haven't seen this being ...
    Florin PatanFlorin Patan
    Aug 18, 2015 at 2:21 pm
    Aug 18, 2015 at 2:40 pm
  • Please fix Ivy BNC app so it can be installed to the SD card Android devices have very limited system storage, developers need to be mindful of this. Allow the app to be moved to SDcard, and only ...
    GrinchGrinch
    Aug 14, 2015 at 6:49 pm
    Aug 14, 2015 at 9:34 pm
  • Greetings, <https://github.com/golang/go/graphs cmd/link: better support for non-4K page size systems #10180 ..recently came to my attention because I noticed that ...
    Shawn WalkerShawn Walker
    Aug 7, 2015 at 6:55 am
    Aug 7, 2015 at 8:40 am
  • I use sprintf in cgo, but when I print the buffer I get the g: /* #include <stdio.h void my_print(float a) { char buff[32]; sprintf(buff,"%.14g",a); printf("%s\n",buff); } */ C.my_print(20.5) it ...
    XichengXicheng
    Aug 5, 2015 at 1:43 pm
    Aug 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm
  • (Moving this discussion to golang-dev, I think it is time.) I did another SSA coverage run. Here are the top few unimplemented ops: 1490 SSA unimplemented: unhandled expr SLICEARR 1262 SSA ...
    Keith RandallKeith Randall
    Aug 4, 2015 at 8:42 pm
    Aug 4, 2015 at 9:26 pm
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