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Go Vendoring Guide

Originate Guides - Go - Vendoring

Only vendor dependencies for binaries, not for libraries. This means code bases that can be included into other code bases should not have a vendor folder.

If several libraries vendor the same dependency, Go's type checker sees several copies of the source code of the dependency, in different import paths, possibly in different versions. This forces it to treat them as different types and causes all sorts of compiler errors. More info here.

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