[openstack-dev] [tc] supporting Go

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Mon May 9 23:39:58 UTC 2016

On 05/09/2016 08:15 PM, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Excerpts from Pete Zaitcev's message of 2016-05-09 08:52:16 -0700:
>> On Mon, 9 May 2016 09:06:02 -0400
>> Rayson Ho <raysonlogin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Since the Go toolchain is pretty self-contained, most people just follow
>>> the official instructions to get it installed... by a one-step:
>>> # tar -C /usr/local -xzf go$VERSION.$OS-$ARCH.tar.gz
>> I'm pretty certain the humanity has moved on from this sort of thing.
>> Nowadays "most people" use packaged language runtimes that come with
>> the Linux they're running.
> Perhaps for mature languages. But go is still finding its way, and that
> usually involves rapid changes that are needed faster than the multi-year
> cycle Linux distributions offer.

If that's the case (I'm not saying it is... just if...), then I very
much doubt we should accept anything using Go.


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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