This is the story of a time long ago. A time of myth and legend when the ancient Gods were petty and cruel and they plagued build with irreproducibility. Only one project dared to challenge their power…Athens. Athens possessed a strength the world had never seen. Filling its storage.
At the beginning, there’s theoretical state when a storage of the Athens proxy is empty.
When User makes a request at this ancient time, it works as described on the flow below.
go get to acquire new module.
The process from the user using
go get all the way to the user downloading a module is synchronous.
Now that the Athens proxy is aware of module M at version v1.0, it can serve that module immediately to the user, without fetching it from the VCS.