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golang (49) Versions 1.6.2

Installs go programming language

cookbook 'golang', '= 1.6.2', :supermarket
cookbook 'golang', '= 1.6.2'
knife supermarket install golang
knife supermarket download golang
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<a name="title"></a> golang (Chef cookbook for Go)

<a name="description"></a> Description

Chef cookbook for Go programming language.

<a name="requirements"></a> Requirements

<a name="requirements-platform"></a> Platform

  • Ubuntu (12.04/13.04/14.10)
  • Debian (6.0)

Notes: This cookbook has been tested on the listed platforms. It
may work on other platforms with or without modification. Please
report issues any additional platforms so they can be added.

<a name="usage"></a> Usage


Just include golang in your node's run_list:

  "run_list": [


To install Go packages using node attributes, include golang::packages in your node's run_list, and use the ['go']['packages'] attribute:

  "go": {
    "packages": [
  "run_list": [

<a name="attributes"></a> Attributes


<td>Go version</td>
<td>amd64 or i386</td>
<td>install SCM dependencies git, hg, and bzr</td>
<td>Go packages to install when using the golang::packages recipe</td>
<td>The user account that owns $GOPATH</td>
<td>The group that owns $GOPATH</td>
<td>The mode of $GOPATH</td>
<td>Install go from source</td>
<td>Build go for which operating system</td>
<td>Build go for which architecture</td>
<td>Build go for which arm version</td>
<td>Choose which install script should be used</td>

<a name="testing"></a> Testing

This project have foodcritic for syntax checking and
test-kitchen for integration testing. You can run the test suite by
typing: rake kitchen:all (may be slow for the first time).

In order to run these tests, the following
requirements must be

<a name="contributing"></a> Contributing

  1. Fork the repository
  2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x)
  3. Write you change
  4. Test it by running rake kitchen:all
  5. Submit a Pull Request

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CHANGELOG for golang

This file is used to list changes made in each version of golang.


  • Add build action to LWRP
  • Update default go version to 1.2.2
  • Add autodetection the platform architecture
  • Change package location to




  • Added package LWRP
  • Configurable gopath & gobin


  • Lets users easily specify another install dir


  • Avoid extra unpacked copy of Go


  • Initial release of golang

Foodcritic Metric

1.6.2 passed this metric