tools/gopls: add cmd support for workspace_symbol

This change adds command line support for workspace/symbol.
Symbols are formatted as '{span} {name} {type}'.

$ gopls workspace_symbol -matcher fuzzy 'wsymbols'
$ workspacesymbol/a/a.go:5:7-31 WorkspaceSymbolConstantA Constant
$ workspacesymbol/b/b.go:5:6-28 WorkspaceSymbolStructB Struct

Optional arguments are:
-matcher, which specifies the type of matcher: fuzzy, caseSensitive, or caseInsensitive.
The default is caseInsensitive.

Updates golang/go#32875

Change-Id: Ieef443b13710f9c973210e58f66ab7679f258b30
Run-TryBot: Rebecca Stambler <>
TryBot-Result: Gobot Gobot <>
Reviewed-by: Rebecca Stambler <>
11 files changed
tree: d7031a097eeb500bd94d2e2fd9760cb9199807d3
  1. .gitattributes
  2. .gitignore
  9. benchmark/
  10. blog/
  11. cmd/
  12. codereview.cfg
  13. container/
  14. cover/
  15. go.mod
  16. go.sum
  17. go/
  18. godoc/
  19. gopls/
  20. imports/
  21. internal/
  22. playground/
  23. present/
  24. refactor/
  25. txtar/

Go Tools

This subrepository holds the source for various packages and tools that support the Go programming language.

Some of the tools, godoc and vet for example, are included in binary Go distributions.

Others, including the Go guru and the test coverage tool, can be fetched with go get.

Packages include a type-checker for Go and an implementation of the Static Single Assignment form (SSA) representation for Go programs.


The easiest way to install is to run go get -u You can also manually git clone the repository to $GOPATH/src/

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