Red Hat provides the Go programming language to Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers via the
go-toolset package. If this package is new to you, and you want to learn more, check out some of the previous articles that have been written for some background.
go-toolset package is currently shipping Go version 1.11.x, with Red Hat planning to ship 1.12.x in Fall 2019. Currently, the
go-toolset package only provides the Go toolchain (e.g., the compiler and associated tools like
gofmt); however, we are looking into adding other tools to provide a more complete and full-featured Go development environment.
In this article, I will talk about some of the improvements, changes, and exciting new features for go-toolset that we have been working on. These changes bring many upstream improvements and CVE fixes, as well as new features that we have been developing internally alongside upstream.
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