[Ros-release] Releasing an existing third-party package with patches?

Piyush piyushk at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 23:52:38 UTC 2013

I think you can try and adapt the instructions from Sec 2.6 here:
http://ros.org/wiki/bloom/Tutorials/ReleaseThirdParty. Not sure what the
best way to test the build is. I generally just pull in
release/rosdistro/foo in my local workspace and test "catkin_make_isolated


On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 6:19 PM, Austin Hendrix <ahendrix at willowgarage.com>wrote:

> I would like to release an existing third-party package that already
> has some patches for ROS. (
> https://github.com/PR2/pr2_ethercat_drivers/tree/master/eml )
> I found the page on releasing third-party packages with Bloom (
> http://ros.org/wiki/bloom/Tutorials/ReleaseThirdParty ), but it
> doesn't discuss how to import existing patches from rosbuild, or how
> to test the build with patches before I push it to the release farm.
> Is this a sane thing to try to do?
> Are there any more guides out there about doing this that I've missed?
> Thanks,
> -Austin
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