Re: #golang: go fetches dependencies in compile phase

Alexander Kanavin

On Mon, 12 Apr 2021 at 13:47, Juergen Landwehr <juergen.landwehr@...> wrote:
But dependency management in go is not that arbitrary as it may seem. Dependencies and their version is stored in "go.mod". To ensure reproducable builds, hashes for each dependency and version are stored in "go.sum". Both files are in git and together with a local golang proxy, this should ensure reproducable builds, right?

Reproducibility means anyone can run a build at any point in the future even if the upstream repositories are gone, so all inputs must be stored in a local download cache, which is the other thing SRC_URI guarantees, in addition to verifying integrity of the inputs.


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