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Freeze version of ROS1 for development/deployment

I am working with ROS Noetic project in a team. Are there any existing techniques/tools for managing a freeze of the ROS rolling release? The intent is to achieve a more stable development and ...
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Which ROS2 Distro? Iron or Humble?

I have some experience on ROS and now planning to switch to ROS2. Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 22.04. Which ROS2 distro should I use? Iron or Humble? I am assuming Humble has more stable packages and ...
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Error: Packages could not have their rosdep keys resolved

I am getting an error when I give this command rosdep install --from-paths ./ -i -y --rosdistro melodic ...
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ModuleNotFoundError while module is installed by rosdep and can be found in environment

I am trying to make my first 'hello world' application for a GUI application interacting with my robot using PyQt6 and Ros2 (humble). In package.xml I have declared ...
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When is new package available on the ros2 build farm?

A new driver that is being added to rosdistro depends on a new message package that has just been added to rosdistro for distros Humble and Rolling. The driver and the messages live in different ...
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Two index.yaml files

Hi, Is it possible to have two index.yaml files in ~/.config/rosdistro/config.yaml? What I'm trying to do is to basically have ros source some proprietary packages ...
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Unable to use ros2 after installing using debian-packages

I have installed ROS 2 (ros-dashing-desktop) via debian packages as per the following instructions: https://index.ros.org/doc/ros2/Installation/Dashing/Linux-Install-Debians/ I am using Ubuntu 18.04. ...
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depend on debian package not in rosdep database

How does one get rosdep to install an arbitrary debian package that looks like this... ...
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How should I list packages that are not located in the repository root in rosdistro file?

Hello, everyone, I have some packages that are not located in the repo root, so I need to find an example of a release repo in the rosdistro file to finger out how to list these packages correctly ? ...
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Invoking "make -j8 -l8" failed for face_recognition

I am following the installation instructions for face_recognition found at http://wiki.ros.org/face_recognition. When I attempt to run catkin_make I get the error: Invoking "make -j8 -l8" ...
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update ros wiki link to my package after renaming it

Hello to everyone. I have successfully added my package to rosdistro for indigo and kinetic. I renamed the directory name to match the package name I gave to it.. Should I do something more, so that ...
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Documentation tutorial error from wiki

I am trying to submit several repositories for documentation following this tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/rosdistro/Tutorials/Indexing%20Your%20ROS%20Repository%20for%20Documentation%20Generation The ...
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Usage of test_commit and test_pull_requests in rosdistro file

Where can we find the usage of test_commits and test_pull_requests tags in rosdistro file? Looking at rep-0143 they look so ...
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Default bool value for test_commits and test_pull_requests in rosdistro format

REP-0143 defines test_commits and test_pull_requests (ashamedly I've never noticed these features. Looks so useful!). It's ...
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rosdistro cache failing with yaml.scanner.ScannerError: mapping values are not allowed here

I had set permissions on my internal rosdistro restrictively- it required an ssh key to access. My current solution is to make the rosdistro gitlab project 'public' within my lan and this error goes ...
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rosdistro add-on fork

I'm following custom_rosdistro.rst#add-on-fork and this ros-sig-buildfarm thread about using the custom rosdistros list that additional distribution file after the "normal" one in the index....
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Release only on certain Ubuntu platform?

For example on Indigo, can I exclude certain Ubuntu distro, say Saucy, upon making a release? Well it looks like it's not possible at this momement, but is it ...
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Upload fuerte package problem

Hi! I make a package on ROS Fuerte and want to upload the package on ROS Wiki. I follow steps in tutorial until the step "Verify your changes before commiting the changes". How can I do that ...
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Buildfarm doesn't pick up packages' new release repositories after merge

Having a similar problem to this, however after 30-odd hours, the updated release repositories still haven't picked up by the buildfarm, and jenkins has been failing the sourcedeb build after pulling ...
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Repo problem in build farm after moving package out of metapackage

tl;dr: Due to bad planning, I bloom-released a metapkg and now I want to get one of the pkgs out to become an independent pkg. Already updated rosdistro/indigo/distribution.yaml and forced farm ...
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Build failed in Jenkins

Hi there, I released the new ros packages using the bloom 0.5.12. But, Since the update the souredeb Jenkins job has been repeatedly failing. Please See http://jenkins.ros.org/job/ros-indigo-waypoints-...
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Automatically resolve source dependencies?

We have a set of ros packages that depend on each other, but are all still in development, i.e. not released. This means the only way to get them is to check out their latest versions from git and ...
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Cannot solve rosdistro error: Unable to handle format version 2

Getting error during installing of ROS on pcDuino following instruction on LinkSprite or on pcDuino sites "install ros groovy on pcduino" On step "Initialize rosdep", command "...
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404 on source.yaml rosdistro file

Hello, I am following the instructions on the ROS Wiki for setting up a pre-release test for a catkin package. In several places in the documentation including Step 3 , reference is made to a source....
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rosdep update error (gentoo.yaml empty)

Hi, I just noticed a strange error when executing rosdep update. ...
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Hello, when I run rosdep update, i get 'timed out'

after running 'rosdep update', it shows: ...
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rosinstall_generator fails on OS X Maverick

Hi, I have recently tried to install ROS hydro on OS X with HomeBrew but the rosinstall_generator fails with: (links looking like that , because had no enough karma to publish a link :)) ...
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Jenkins build error on documentation

Hello, I have a meta package called ros_arduino_bridge which I have indexed for documentation for ROS Electric, Fuerte, Groovy and Hydro. Every once in awhile I receive an error report from Jenkins ...
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"please update rosdistro" error when trying to execute rosdep update on ros hydro

Hello, I'm getting the following error when trying to execute rosdep update on my youbot running ros hydro (hint: I also have ros fuerte installed) on an Ubuntu 12....
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Error Rosmake usb_camera

Good evening We are trying to "rosmake" the package usb_camera but rosmake fail. Here is the output : mkdir -p bin cd build && cmake -Wdev -DCMAKE_TOOLCHAIN_FILE=/opt/ros/groovy/...
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bloom-release: Failed to open pull request

When I run bloom-release command, to release a package for the first time, everything goes well, until the automatic pull request to rosdistro, where i get: ...
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How can I fix "Unable to handle 'index' format version '2', please update rosdistro"

When I run some tools I get an error like this: ... Unable to handle 'index' format version '2', please update rosdistro ... For example ...
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How to run rosdistro command?

I use ubuntu 12.04 64 bits with ROS groovy. I followed rosdistro page. I install rosdistro by these commands: ...
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Creating distro-specific documentation on wiki.ros.org

I can't seem to find instructions on how to make distro-specific documentation on wiki.ros.org. For example, I have a package called skeleton_markers that has buttons labeled Electric, Fuerte and ...
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Rosdep - how to define dependency management on custom package?

Hi all, I want to utilise ROS dependency management for my custom packages (in new workspace). I have packages A and B on github, where A depends on B. This means that package.xml of A has to include ...
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Is rosversion broken on Groovy?

Recently, I've noticed problems with rosversion on Groovy: $ rosversion roslaunch Cannot locate [roslaunch] It works with the -d flag, and it works on Hydro. I ...
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End-of-life date for ROS distributions?

In a recent mailing list announcement it was brought up that the ROS Electric buildfarm was going to be retired to make room for the ROS Hydro distribution. This led me to wonder: is there an end-of-...
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Which repository URL is displayed in the ROS wiki?

In our tu-darmstadt-ros-pkg SVN repo we used to have a special branch for fuerte in the /branches/fuerte directory. A couple of weeks ago, we moved the fuerte branch back to /trunk and the former /...
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help for writing a rosinstall on rosdisto

Hi I wrote four ros pkg's all are located in one git repo. Do I have to write four rosinstall files on rosdisto? How should I design the the rosinstall file because one cannot checkout a git sub-...
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Custom ROS Variant

Can I declare my own variant in rosdistro/releases/groovy.yaml to install only the packages I want? Why would I want to do this? Not everything historically works/compiles on OSX and I would like to ...
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