Commit b276ef1c authored by Bjørn Erik Pedersen's avatar Bjørn Erik Pedersen Committed by Brian Brazil
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Fix "go get" in README (#3288)

You start by saying that you need >= Go 1.8, then you say you need the Go 1.5 flag `GO15VENDOREXPERIMENT`, which was made default in Go 1.6.
parent 3589f2f1
......@@ -61,11 +61,9 @@ To build Prometheus from the source code yourself you need to have a working
Go environment with [version 1.8 or greater installed](
You can directly use the `go` tool to download and install the `prometheus`
and `promtool` binaries into your `GOPATH`. We use Go 1.5's experimental
vendoring feature, so you will also need to set the `GO15VENDOREXPERIMENT=1`
environment variable in this case:
and `promtool` binaries into your `GOPATH`:
$ go get
$ prometheus --config.file=your_config.yml
You can also clone the repository yourself and build using `make`:
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