[ros-users] ROS Electric Beta now available
meeussen at willowgarage.com
Mon Aug 1 17:26:55 UTC 2011
> Thanks to Mike Ferguson who pointed me to the ChangeList
> (http://www.ros.org/wiki/robot_model/ChangeList) on the ROS Wiki that
> allowed me to answer my own question--yes, the URDF package has been
> reorganized in Electric (beta) and check_urdf is now in urdf_parser.
This is actually a "bug", the user experience when working with the
urdf package should not have changed. The re-organization of the
robot_model stack was done to support parsing of both URDf and COLLADA
files into a urdf object. This means you can use your existing
urdf-based code and feed it either URDF or COLLADA files. I re-added
the check_urdf tool in the urdf stack; the tool now supports both URDF
and COLLADA files, and will go out in the next release.
Hope this didn't cause too much inconvenience.
Willow Garage Inc.
More information about the ros-users