[pkg-golang-devel] Where the source of the golang-defaults package is hosted?

Michael Hudson-Doyle michael.hudson at canonical.com
Thu Jul 21 20:54:04 UTC 2016

It's in https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-golang/golang-defaults.git/,
which seems to have been left out of the debian/control file, will fix


On 21 July 2016 at 23:03, Konstantin Khomoutov <kostix at 007spb.ru> wrote:
> Hi!
> (Please Cc me as I'm not subscribed.)
> I'm periodically doing no-brainer inhouse backports of the
> bleeding-edge Debian Go packages at my $dayjob [*].
> Recently I wanted to backport 1.6.3 (and 1.7RC2 to have a look at it)
> and figured out that the "unbrella" package was split into the two --
> now maintained in the separate Git branches -- "golang-1.6" and
> "golang-1.7", respectively; with their binaries relocated from /usr/bin
> to under /usr/lib/...
> After some digging I've realized there now exists another package named
> "golang-defaults" which -- as I understand -- generates the meta
> package "golang" which, in turn, depends on the default version of the
> specific packages like "golang-1.6".
> Unfortunately I failed to locate the SCM repository of the
> golang-defaults package.
> Could you please suggest how I should approach backporting now?
> Another question is: is it possible to make golang-1.7 and golang-1.6
> coexist somehow (via the alternatives mechanism or otherwise)?
> [*] Basically I'm calling `gbp-pull` followed by cleaning up the tree,
>     calling `dch --bpo` and then `git-buildpackage ...`.
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