#golang: go fetches dependencies in compile phase

Juergen Landwehr

Hi Alex,

OK, understood.

If the "local download cache path" is well-known (this is not by any chance $DL_DIR?), then we could create a tar from the vendor directory (which is created when you call "go mod vendor" and contains all the downloaded dependencies) and put this tar file into the download cache.

Before actually calling "go mod vendor", we would first check, if there is a tar file for the vendor directory in the download cache and if so simply unpack the tar.

Does this make sense, or am I too naive and this is just nonsense?


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