all: replace all usages of os/exec with

This change ensures that packages using exec.LookPath or
exec.Command to find or run binaries do not accidentally run
programs from the current directory when they mean to run programs
from the system PATH instead.

Change-Id: I5907aa630ff64012395a7eb472967a477d90f12e
Reviewed-by: Katie Hockman <>
Reviewed-by: Russ Cox <>
Run-TryBot: Roland Shoemaker <>
gopls-CI: kokoro <>
TryBot-Result: Go Bot <>
Trust: Roland Shoemaker <>
Reviewed-by: Russ Cox <>
40 files changed
tree: ae0593431123777141247ce897025779ad711713
  1. benchmark/
  2. blog/
  3. cmd/
  4. container/
  5. copyright/
  6. cover/
  7. go/
  8. godoc/
  9. gopls/
  10. imports/
  11. internal/
  12. playground/
  13. present/
  14. refactor/
  15. txtar/
  16. .gitattributes
  17. .gitignore
  18. .prettierrc
  20. codereview.cfg
  23. go.mod
  24. go.sum

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/

JS/CSS Formatting

This repository uses prettier to format JS and CSS files.

The version of prettier used is 1.18.2.

It is encouraged that all JS and CSS code be run through this before submitting a change. However, it is not a strict requirement enforced by CI.

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The main issue tracker for the tools repository is located at Prefix your issue with “x/tools/(your subdir):” in the subject line, so it is easy to find.