monkey

Monkey patching in Go (by bouk)

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  • Monkey Patching in Go (2015)
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-22
  • I do not give anyone permissions to use this tool for any purpose. Don’t use it. I’m not interested in changing this license. Please don’t ask.
  • Project includes a dependancy that has a license that forbids its use
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-22
    From the explaining blog post [0]

    > If you’re not interested in how it works and you just want to do monkey patching, then you can find the library here.

    Also

    > Wrapping it up in a nice library

    > I took the above code and put it in an easy to use library. It supports 32 bit, reversing patches, and patching instance methods. I wrote a couple of examples and put those in the README.

    Then in the README[1]:

    > Make sure you read the notes at the bottom of the README if you intend to use this library.

    Either the author is confused or has decided that he doesn't want to maintain an hack. Anyway license is pretty clear.

    There was an HN thread[2] when it was released.

    [0] https://bou.ke/blog/monkey-patching-in-go/

    [1] https://github.com/bouk/monkey

    [2] https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9290917

    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-22
    "This is as unsafe as it sounds and I don't recommend anyone do it outside of a testing environment."

    [1]: https://github.com/bouk/monkey#i-thought-that-monkeypatching...

  • is Test_xxx func safe to access shared data?
    reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-06-25
    WRT monkeypatch, again, this is a "global" thing and assuming you are talking about bouk's monkeypatch library the author makes the note that
  • Go partial mocks?
    reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-05-10
    For example: https://github.com/bouk/monkey

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bouk/monkey is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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