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Re: Golang >= 1.12 in Buster?

On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 8:12 PM Toni Mueller <toni@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> I just figured that Buster is, from the current POV, going to ship with
> Golang 1.11. While I am new to Go, I figured that we should probably
> have a newer version of Golang in Buster, as they are now doing
> versioned dependencies, but only starting with 1.12 or 1.13 (not quite
> sure about the difference here). This seems to be rapidly adopted by
> projects out there, so having only older versions of Golang is becoming
> useless quite soon. One project which I am trying to work on, coredns,
> already does not compile with anything older than 1.12.
> I know we are in freeze already, but I still need to ask, whether there
> might be a freeze exception, or how we are going to remedy this
> situation?

FWIW, golang-1.12 was removed from buster, because the RT think
there're too many golang for buster[1].
At first we have golang-1.{10,11,12} in testing.

[1] https://tracker.debian.org/news/1024215/golang-112-removed-from-testing/

Shengjing Zhu