cmd/gomobile: resolve symbolic links as a workaround for an Xcode bug

On macOS, a temporary directory starts with /var, which is a symbolic
link to /private/var. And in gomobile, a temporary directory is usually
used as a working directly. Unfortunately, xcodebuild in Xcode 15 seems
to have a bug and might not be able to understand fullpaths with
symbolic links. As a workaround, resolve the path with symbolic links by

Fixes golang/go#63141

Change-Id: Ieb684223192fc3e354b79dededaecdb0b25937e6
TryBot-Result: Gopher Robot <>
Run-TryBot: Hajime Hoshi <>
Reviewed-by: Bryan Mills <>
Reviewed-by: Dmitri Shuralyov <>
Reviewed-by: Dmitri Shuralyov <>
Auto-Submit: Hajime Hoshi <>
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  1. app/
  2. asset/
  3. bind/
  4. cmd/
  5. doc/
  6. event/
  7. example/
  8. exp/
  9. geom/
  10. gl/
  11. internal/
  12. testdata/
  13. .gitattributes
  14. .gitignore
  15. codereview.cfg
  17. go.mod
  18. go.sum

Go support for Mobile devices

Go Reference

The Go mobile repository holds packages and build tools for using Go on mobile platforms.

Package documentation as a starting point:

Caution image

The Go Mobile project is experimental. Use this at your own risk. While we are working hard to improve it, neither Google nor the Go team can provide end-user support.

This is early work and installing the build system requires Go 1.5. Follow the instructions on to install the gomobile command, build the basic and the bind example apps.

Contributions to Go are appreciated. See