Setup Go with ansible for Golang programming

Intro

Are you struggling how to install Go ? Setting $GOPATH , $GOTROOT, … ?

Are you familiar with Ansible ?

Then, this article is for you.

Bias for action

  1. Install the role :
ansible-galaxy install abdennour.golang

2. Write a playbook that imports the role :

- hosts: localhost # if you want to target another host, change it
tasks:
- import_role:
name: abdennour.golang
become: yes
vars:
golang_version: "1.14"
golang_packages:
- github.com/gorilla/mux
- go.mongodb.org/mongo-driver/mongo
golang_users:
- "YOUR_USERNAME" # "{{ ansible_ssh_user}}" might be suitable

3. Run it :

ansible-playbook ./yourfile_above.yaml

You did it !! Done ! Done ! Done

4. Validate

go version

Reliability

We are happy to release this role with a full end-to-end tests using molecule:

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