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go vet

Check Go source code and report suspicious constructs (e.g. lint your Go source files). Go vet returns a non-zero exit code if problems are found; returns a zero exit code if no problems are found. More information:

  • Check the Go package in the current directory:

go vet

  • Check the Go package in the specified path:

go vet {{path/to/file_or_directory}}

  • List available checks that can be run with go vet:

go tool vet help

  • View details and flags for a particular check:

go tool vet help {{check_name}}

  • Display offending lines plus N lines of surrounding context:

go vet -c={{N}}

  • Output analysis and errors in JSON format:

go vet -json