[ros-release] ROS Groovy EOL Planning

Shaun Edwards shaun.edwards at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 13:25:22 UTC 2014


I was able to recreate the problem with arm navigation experimental on
Quantal and solve it.  I've issue a PR, here:

Rosdistro still points to kforge, so I'm not sure how this will get merged

Please let me know how else I can help,


On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:17 PM, Shaun Edwards <shaun.edwards at gmail.com>

> I'm having some trouble recreating the issue (I'm tracking it here
> <https://github.com/willowgarage/arm_navigation_experimental/issues/1>).
> I've created a 64 bit Quantal VM, set the debian source to shadow-fixed,
> and installed arm_navigation (sudo apt-get install
> ros-groovy-arm-navigation).  I then check out arm_navigation_experimental
> from github (the wiki indicates that arm_navigation is still on kforge, not
> sure how this is still working).  move_arm_warehouse builds without any
> problems.
> The rebuild was triggered by changes to catkin here
> <http://jenkins.ros.org/job/ros-groovy-catkin_binarydeb_quantal_amd64/49/>.
> I'm simply using rosmake to build.  Is there a way to better mimic what is
> happening on the build server (something including the changes made to
> catkin?).
> Any help/thoughts are appreciated,
> Shaun
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 2:02 PM, William Woodall <
> william at osrfoundation.org> wrote:
>> With just a brief glance, it sounds like this might be related:
>> https://github.com/ros-visualization/rviz/pull/589
>> Then again maybe not.
>> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 9:12 AM, Shaun Edwards <shaun.edwards at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> All,
>>> It looks like several packages(ROS-I, PR2, and others) are held on
>>> Quantal due to a failure in arm-navigation-experimental.  I'm working on
>>> tracking down the issue.  The build logs complain about a parser issue on
>>> BOOST:JOIN.  I found this helpful link:
>>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15455178/qt4-cgal-parse-error-at-boost-join.
>>>  It appears to be a bug in QT, that has been fixed, but maybe not on
>>> Quantal?  I'm quickly getting out of my element, so I figured I'd see if
>>> anybody else already tackled this problem.
>>> Shaun
>>> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 7:04 PM, Tully Foote <tfoote at osrfoundation.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi Everyone,
>>>> With Indigo Igloo released, and as we prepare to setup the
>>>> infrastructure for Jade Turtle, Groovy Galapagos has now reached it’s
>>>> End-of-Life.  We are looking at turning the groovy jobs off on the
>>>> buildfarm in the near future, after which the groovy packages will still be
>>>> available, however we will no longer be able to build updated packages or
>>>> documentation.  As such I’d like to suggest that groovy maintainers take a
>>>> few minutes and verify that documentation and packages for groovy are
>>>> stable and if there’s anything outstanding which should be taken care of,
>>>> that the groovy maintainers do so now.
>>>> There are almost 100 updated packages queued for release which we would
>>>> like to get out.  However there are several packages currently regressing
>>>> on the groovy debbuild status page. [1]
>>>>  We will plan to release groovy a week from Friday, September 3rd,
>>>> with as many update to packages as possible. After which we will freeze new
>>>> releases into groovy.  As with any releases there is a chance of
>>>> regression. So we will keep the buildfarm operational for the remainder of
>>>> September, but only accept regression patch fixes. After which all groovy
>>>> jobs will be turned off.
>>>> If you have any feedback, questions, or suggestions please let us know.
>>>> Tully
>>>> [1] http://www.ros.org/debbuild/groovy.html?q=regression
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