Go 1.8 support



Any plans to support Go 1.8 by default?

In fact, we should be able to pick the Go version via the circle.yml file.


Go v1.8 should be landing in the next CircleCI Ubuntu 14.04 image update. I don’t currently have an ETA though however you’ll see it announced in the Announcements category on Discuss.

Multiple Go versions won’t be a thing or CircleCI 1.0 but the ability to choose your version via Docker is coming with CircleCI 2.0.


We just released an updated build image which includes Go 1.8.1: