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Malformed build tag

Reports malformed build tags and build tags in the incorrect location. The go tool expects build tags to be located in particular places and follow a special syntax. If these requirements are not followed, build tags could either be ignored or the files could be incorrectly excluded from the build.

See Build Constraints at


package main // +build ignore func main() {}

The // +build ignore part should be before the package declaration. To fix that, you can apply the Place build tag before package quick-fix. After the quick-fix is applied:

// +build ignore package main import "fmt"

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

GoLand 2024.1, Qodana for Go 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:


Last modified: 29 April 2024