[ros-users] pycrypto missing in rosdep.yaml

Rene Ladan r.c.ladan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 07:31:24 UTC 2010

2010/4/29 Rene Ladan <r.c.ladan at gmail.com>:
> On 28-04-2010 17:31, Ken Conley wrote:
>> Hi Rene,
>> pycrypto is a dependency of paramiko and should be brought in
>> automatically. I wasn't aware of any packages needing pycrypto
>> directly (it's not used by the 1000+ public ROS packages), but can add
>> it in if there is a use case. It just requires more maintenance.
> I see, it's the same on FreeBSD.
>> On a separate note: is there a reason that you are using ros trunk? No
>> one, except for ROS core developers, should ever need ros-trunk. It's
>> very, very volatile. Appropriate release URLs are documented here:
>> http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Releases
> The main reason was to keep up with patches, so that they would be
> easier to integrate them into the various branches. I could be looking
> at this too much with my FreeBSD-glasses on ;) There everything
> regarding kernel and base utilities (userland) is first committed to the
> HEAD version (similar to ROS trunk), and then after some testing
> integrated into the various branches (FreeBSD-7, FreeBSD-8) if
> appropriate, from which the releases (7.3, 8.0) are made. But also
> there, users run HEAD at their own risk.
At work we run Ubuntu with the boxturtle packages.

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