Slowly migrating commonly used items and internal notes to this space…
Always be wary of things you find on the internet that use a combination of wget, tar and sudo.
# remove old version sudo rm -rf /usr/local/go # download a Go version, redirect output to stdout (quietly), pipe into tar and print version wget -qO- https://dl.google.com/go/go1.5.2.darwin-amd64.tar.gz | sudo tar -C /usr/local -xz && go version # go version go1.5.2 darwin/amd64
# assuming an existing go version already exists (no need to bootstrap).. mkdir ~/source && cd $_ git clone https://go.googlesource.com/go # on subsequent runs, to pull latest changes locally # git pull origin master cd ./go/src ./make.bash # set precedence, this will vary depending on your needs. # $HOME/source/go/bin/go vs /usr/local/go/bin/go # export PATH=$HOME/source/go/bin:$PATH go version # go version devel +5a720d229d Sat Aug 4 16:37:47 2018 +0000 darwin/amd64