errorutil - ActiveState ActiveGo 1.8

Package errorutil

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Package errorutil helps make better error messages.

func HighlightBytePosition

func HighlightBytePosition(f io.Reader, pos int64) (line, col int, highlight string)

HighlightBytePosition takes a reader and the location in bytes of a parse error (for instance, from json.SyntaxError.Offset) and returns the line, column, and pretty-printed context around the error with an arrow indicating the exact position of the syntax error.