[Slackbuilds-users] Which "go" to use?
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Tue Jun 21 12:20:51 UTC 2016
On 2016-06-21 13:58, Christoph Willing wrote:
> I see we have a development/google-go-lang SlackBuild. However we
> already have /usr/bin/go from the stock gcc-go package.
> Does anyone have insights as to which is the preferred one to use?
They are different implementations of the Go language. I'd say the
golang.org (google) version is more widely used than the gcc version
(which I've never used).
My two cents:
From my own experience I'd recommend to just install the golang.org
version to somewhere in your $HOME and setting PATH accordingly. Either
use a precompiled version (https://golang.org/doc/install) or install
from source (https://golang.org/doc/install/source), both options are
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