[ros-release] Indigo PreReleases on Trusty

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 17:09:57 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 11:24 AM, Daniel Stonier via ros-release <
ros-release at lists.ros.org> wrote:

> It has been a while since I've built open source debs, but this is above
> and beyond the effort required to prerelease for me though. It used to be
> such a fundamental part of the process - what is the current thinking?
> Given that its been out for at least three months, are most people just
> guessing, rebuilding on the farm, guessing again? Is there a planned remedy
> on the horizon?

Basically, yes.

Presently, the pre-release tests take more effort than just hoping for the
best and then fixing things that break.

> My 2 cents - I'd really love to see this working again ;) ;) ;) ;)
> Saves alot of time for me not having to ping pong back and forth trying to
> get my dependencies right and I'm sure it makes the job easier on the other
> end avoiding having so many red blips on the radar so often.

+1 I would find it helpful, too. I much prefer running the tests.

The pre-docker web interface was very convenient. I think this could be,
too, although it's annoying that the Trusty version of docker is too old to
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