[ros-release] Question about the new prerelease system

Mani Monajjemi mani.monajjemi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 18:44:03 UTC 2015

Thank you Tully. I created an issue for this problem:

Mani Monajjemi

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 1:38 AM, Tully Foote <tfoote at osrfoundation.org>

> Hi Mani,
> You're right that it's the target distro you want to test your code inside
> the docker environment.
> That sounds like a bug in the prerelease generation script. I see the same
> error. Please file a ticket here:
> https://github.com/ros-infrastructure/ros_buildfarm and we'll try to
> trace it down. It seems that the lookup of valid os code names is failing.
> Tully
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 6:51 PM, Mani Monajjemi via ros-release <
> ros-release at lists.ros.org> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I've been trying to use the new prerelease system prior to releasing a
>> package to ROS Jade. The host machine is running 64bit Ubuntu Trusty and
>> it's been setup to run the prerelease tests based on the documentation on
>> ROS wiki.
>> It is not quite clear to me what this option do in the second step of
>> prerelease setup wizard: "Version of Ubuntu to test in". Does it specify
>> the host machine's Ubuntu distro or does it specify the base distro for the
>> pre-release environment (e.g. Docker image to download)? My intuition is it
>> should be the latter.
>> The issue is, whenever I generate a pre-release command for Ubuntu Vivid
>> or Utopic, the command fails with "ros_buildfarm.common.JobValidationError"
>> error. (Full output here:
>> https://gist.github.com/mani-monaj/e14629a83f82ace59cf4). Everything
>> works fine when I use Trusty as the distro.
>> - Mani
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