[arch-general] community/go-tools godoc

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Fri Jul 29 03:48:33 UTC 2016

On Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:03:19 -0400
David N Murray via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I think I have two problems.  The first is a simple packaging question.  
> I have been using Go (community/go and go-tools, version 2:1.6.3-1 is 
> currently installed and appears to be the latest package available) for 
> a few years.  Tonight I get this:
> $ godoc
> bash: godoc: command not found
> I usually start godoc for docs on the installed go packages I have in my 
> project (godoc -http=:6060 &), so I know I used to have it, but it's 
> been a few weeks since I tried to use it (2:1.6.3-1 was released 21-Jul 
> and I upgraded shortly thereafter).
> $ locate godoc
> /usr/src/bin/godoc
> So, my initial question is what happened to godoc?  I expected it in 
> /usr/bin (same place that go, gofmt, etc. are installed).  It seems to 
> have disappeared:
> $ pacman -Ql go-tools | grep godoc
> $ pacman -Qo godoc
> error: failed to find 'godoc' in PATH: No such file or directory
> $ pacman -Ql -p 
> /var/cache/pacman/pkg/go-tools-2:1.6.2-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz  | grep godoc
> go-tools /usr/bin/godoc
> Did it get dropped, inadvertantly? I looked around the packages and it 
> doesn't look like it got moved.


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