Why doesn't the installation of the meta-package ros-melodic-desktop-full on Ubuntu 18.04 Melodic include the packages ros-melodic-mav-msgs, ros-melodic-mav-msgs and ros-melodic-mav-planning-msgs?

  • $\begingroup$ Why should it? desktop-full is a collection of what most users need and you have to make a cutoff somewhere. $\endgroup$
    – FooTheBar
    Jun 17, 2019 at 7:56
  • $\begingroup$ I see. Shall I remove this question, then? $\endgroup$
    – Nordlöw
    Jun 17, 2019 at 11:03
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    $\begingroup$ No. Maybe someone who decided what to include has a real answer. (Would be interesting to know how this was decided.) $\endgroup$
    – FooTheBar
    Jun 17, 2019 at 11:37

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The melodic desktop-full metapackages is defined in REP 150 with several of the other core metapackages.


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