What's coming in Go 1.15 [LWN.net]

Welcome to LWN.netThe following subscription-only content has been made available to you by an LWN subscriber. Thousands of subscribers depend on LWN for the best news from the Linux and free software communities. If you enjoy this article, please consider accepting the trial offer on the right. Thank you for visiting LWN.net!Free trial subscriptionTry LWN for free for 1 month: no payment or credit card required. Activate your trial subscription now and see why thousands of readers subscribe to LWN.net.May 12, 2020This article was contributed by Ben HoytGo 1.15, the 15th major version of the Go programming language, is due out on August 1. It will be a release with fewer changes than usual, but many of the major changes are behind-the-scenes or in the tooling: for example, there is a new linker, which will speed up build times and reduce the size of binaries. In addition, there are performance improvements to the language's runtime, changes to the architectures supported, and some upd…

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