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Go (Golang) GOOS and GOARCH

Go (Golang) GOOS and GOARCH

All of the following information is based on go version go1.8.3 darwin/amd64.

A list of valid GOOS values

(Bold = supported by go out of the box, ie. without the help of a C compiler, etc.)

  • android
  • darwin
  • dragonfly
  • freebsd
  • linux
  • nacl
  • netbsd
  • openbsd
  • plan9
  • solaris
  • windows
  • zos

A list of valid GOARCH values

(Bold = supported by go out of the box, ie. without the help of a C compiler, etc.)

  • 386
  • amd64
  • amd64p32
  • arm
  • armbe
  • arm64
  • arm64be
  • ppc64
  • ppc64le
  • mips
  • mipsle
  • mips64
  • mips64le
  • mips64p32
  • mips64p32le
  • ppc
  • s390
  • s390x
  • sparc
  • sparc64

A list of valid 32-bit GOARCH values

(Bold = supported by go out of the box, ie. without the help of a C compiler, etc.)

  • 386
  • amd64p32
  • arm
  • armbe
  • mips
  • mipsle
  • mips64p32
  • mips64p32le
  • ppc
  • s390
  • sparc

A list of valid 64-bit GOARCH values

(Bold = supported by go out of the box, ie. without the help of a C compiler, etc.)

  • amd64
  • arm64
  • arm64be
  • ppc64
  • ppc64le
  • mips64
  • mips64le
  • s390x
  • sparc64

A list of GOOS/GOARCH supported by go out of the box

  • darwin/386
  • darwin/amd64
  • dragonfly/amd64
  • freebsd/386
  • freebsd/amd64
  • freebsd/arm
  • linux/386
  • linux/amd64
  • linux/arm
  • linux/arm64
  • linux/ppc64
  • linux/ppc64le
  • linux/mips
  • linux/mipsle
  • linux/mips64
  • linux/mips64le
  • linux/s390x
  • nacl/386
  • nacl/amd64p32
  • nacl/arm
  • netbsd/386
  • netbsd/amd64
  • netbsd/arm
  • openbsd/386
  • openbsd/amd64
  • openbsd/arm
  • plan9/386
  • plan9/amd64
  • plan9/arm
  • solaris/amd64
  • windows/386
  • windows/amd64

A list of 32-bit GOOS/GOARCH supported by go out of the box

  • darwin/386
  • freebsd/386
  • freebsd/arm
  • linux/386
  • linux/arm
  • linux/mips
  • linux/mipsle
  • nacl/386
  • nacl/amd64p32
  • nacl/arm
  • netbsd/386
  • netbsd/arm
  • openbsd/386
  • openbsd/arm
  • plan9/386
  • plan9/arm
  • windows/386

A list of 64-bit GOOS/GOARCH supported by go out of the box

  • darwin/amd64
  • dragonfly/amd64
  • freebsd/amd64
  • linux/amd64
  • linux/arm64
  • linux/ppc64
  • linux/ppc64le
  • linux/mips64
  • linux/mips64le
  • linux/s390x
  • netbsd/amd64
  • openbsd/amd64
  • plan9/amd64
  • solaris/amd64
  • windows/amd64

Support Grid

a m d f l c n o p s w z
386 A O O O O O O O O
amd64 A O O O O O O O O O
amd64p32 O
arm A B O O O O O O
armbe
arm64 A C O
arm64be
ppc64 O
ppc64le O
mips O
mipsle O
mips64 O
mips64le O
mips64p32
mips64p32le
ppc
s390
s390x O
sparc
sparc64

Key

a = android, m = darwin (macos), d = dragonfly, f = freebsd, l = linux, c = nacl, n = netbsd, o = openbsd, p = plan9, s = solaris, w = windows, z = zos

(blank): Unsupported

O: Supported

A:

warning: unable to find runtime/cgo.a
/usr/local/go/pkg/tool/darwin_amd64/link: running clang failed: exit status 1
ld: unknown option: -z
clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)

B:

warning: unable to find runtime/cgo.a
/usr/local/go/pkg/tool/darwin_amd64/link: running clang failed: exit status 1
ld: warning: ignoring file /var/folders/dd/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/T/go-link-xxxxxxxxx/go.o, file was built for armv7 which is not the architecture being linked (x86_64): /var/folders/dd/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/T/go-link-xxxxxxxxx/go.o
Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64:
  "_main", referenced from:
     implicit entry/start for main executable
ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64
clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)

C:

warning: unable to find runtime/cgo.a
/usr/local/go/pkg/tool/darwin_amd64/link: running clang failed: exit status 1
ld: warning: ignoring file /var/folders/dd/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/T/go-link-xxxxxxxxx/go.o, file was built for unsupported file format ( 0xCF 0xFA 0xED 0xFE 0x0C 0x00 0x00 0x01 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x01 0x00 0x00 0x00 ) which is not the architecture being linked (x86_64): /var/folders/dd/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/T/go-link-xxxxxxxxx/go.o
Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64:
  "_main", referenced from:
     implicit entry/start for main executable
ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64
clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)

Source 1

main.go

package main

func main() {}

make.sh

#!/bin/sh

os_archs=()

# Reference:
# https://github.com/golang/go/blob/master/src/go/build/syslist.go
for goos in android darwin dragonfly freebsd linux nacl netbsd openbsd plan9 solaris windows zos
do
    for goarch in 386 amd64 amd64p32 arm armbe arm64 arm64be ppc64 ppc64le mips \
        mipsle mips64 mips64le mips64p32 mips64p32le ppc s390 s390x sparc sparc64
    do
        GOOS=${goos} GOARCH=${goarch} go build -o /dev/null main.go >/dev/null 2>&1
        if [ $? -eq 0 ]
        then
            os_archs+=("${goos}/${goarch}")
        fi
    done
done

for os_arch in "${os_archs[@]}"
do
    echo ${os_arch}
done

Source 2

main.go

package main

const (
	hello uint = 0xfedcba9876543210
)

func main() {}

make.sh

#!/bin/bash

# Reference:
# https://github.com/golang/go/blob/master/src/go/build/syslist.go
os_archs=(
    darwin/386
    darwin/amd64
    dragonfly/amd64
    freebsd/386
    freebsd/amd64
    freebsd/arm
    linux/386
    linux/amd64
    linux/arm
    linux/arm64
    linux/ppc64
    linux/ppc64le
    linux/mips
    linux/mipsle
    linux/mips64
    linux/mips64le
    linux/s390x
    nacl/386
    nacl/amd64p32
    nacl/arm
    netbsd/386
    netbsd/amd64
    netbsd/arm
    openbsd/386
    openbsd/amd64
    openbsd/arm
    plan9/386
    plan9/amd64
    plan9/arm
    solaris/amd64
    windows/386
    windows/amd64
)

os_archs_32=()
os_archs_64=()

for os_arch in "${os_archs[@]}"
do
    goos=${os_arch%/*}
    goarch=${os_arch#*/}
    GOOS=${goos} GOARCH=${goarch} go build -o /dev/null main.go >/dev/null 2>&1
    if [ $? -eq 0 ]
    then
        os_archs_64+=(${os_arch})
    else
        os_archs_32+=(${os_arch})
    fi
done

echo "32-bit:"
for os_arch in "${os_archs_32[@]}"
do
    printf "\t%s\n" "${os_arch}"
done
echo

echo "64-bit:"
for os_arch in "${os_archs_64[@]}"
do
    printf "\t%s\n" "${os_arch}"
done
echo
@splace

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splace commented Apr 16, 2018

when compiling to arm go has a secondary specifier GOARM=#

https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/GoArm

@CharafouddineAhmed

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CharafouddineAhmed commented Jul 13, 2018

Tres bon document

@kelp404

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kelp404 commented Aug 1, 2018

img_2669

@JermineHu

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JermineHu commented Aug 23, 2018

To execute this code go tool dist list,you will get a list that all supported platforms.

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