I really like that go can produce static executables which do not require any dynamic libraries; this is especially useful for sysadmin tools. Metrix is one such tool — it is a single executable which is able to gather a variety of metrics and send them to different aggregators (by default it is sent to …
Category Archive: golang
Generally GO executables are advertised as statically linked.
And they are, mostly, except for those times where they aren’t.
This is about one of those times, and what I discovered in the process.