How to create dependency graph of Go packages

A great tool for visualizing the dependencies between Go packages is godepgraph. This can output the dependency graph for packages in a Go package in GraphViz format. This can be viewed easily using XDot or saved into various image formats.

  • To install:
$ go get
  • Invoke from any place on a Go package stored in $GOPATH/src:
$ godepgraph >
  • If the packages from the Go standard library are not excluded the graph can be very messy. To exclude them use the -s option.

Tried with: Go 1.6.2 and Ubuntu 14.04

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