[release-branch.go1.8] all: merge master into release-branch.go1.8

78860b2ad2 cmd/go: don't reject ./... matching top-level file outside GOPATH
2b283cedef database/sql: fix race when canceling queries immediately
1cf08182f9 go/printer: fix format with leading comments in composite literal
b531eb3062 runtime: reorder modules so main.main comes first
165cfbc409 database/sql: let tests wait for db pool to come to expected state
ea73649343 doc: update gccgo docs
1db16711f5 doc: clarify what to do with Go 1.4 when installing from source
3717b429f2 doc: note that plugins are not fully baked
98842cabb6 net/http: don't send body on redirects for 301, 302, 303 when GetBody is set
314180e7f6 net/http: fix a nit
aad06da2b9 cmd/link: mark DWARF function symbols as reachable
be9dcfec29 doc: mention testing.MainStart signature change
a96e117a58 runtime: amd64, use 4-byte ops for memmove of 4 bytes
4cce27a3fa cmd/compile: fix constant propagation through s390x MOVDNE instructions
1be957d703 misc/cgo/test: pass current environment to syscall.Exec
ec654e2251 misc/cgo/test: fix test when using GCC 7
256a605faa cmd/compile: don't use nilcheck information until the next block
e8d5989ed1 cmd/compile: fix compilebench -alloc
ea7d9e6a52 runtime: check for nil g and m in msanread

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