What is the difference between
go get -u -t ./... and
go get -u -t all?
I’m not sure what’s the right way to upgrade all dependencies (Including transitive), in particular,
go get -u -t ./... seems to have not upgraded some of my indirect dependencies while
go get -u -t all seems to have also added stuff to the
go.mod and upgraded other stuff?
I’m quite confused on what’s the difference between the two commands and how the logic for upgrading works or is supposed to work.
Hi and Welcome !
./... (most used in the go’s philosophy of avoiding dependencies as much as possible) references all the current package and sub-package dependencies (only the direct ones), while
all is useful when you want to update both direct and indirect (not imported in any file or imported from your direct dependency). The latter is common if you want to be sure that all the puzzle pieces work fine if your direct dependencies have some other in turn or if you want to update a dependency temporary not used in order to avoid future problems.
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