[ros-users] ROS Diamondback Beta 2

Moritz Tenorth tenorth at cs.tum.edu
Wed Feb 9 11:53:31 UTC 2011


that issue with knowrob is known and will be solved in the next days... 
We will remove those files and folders and move two large 3rdparty 
packages (opencyc and mary_tts) out of the stack.

Sorry for that -- when installing from source, the size is usually no 
problem since those packages are normally not downloaded if they are not 


On 02/09/11 11:52, Felix Endres wrote:
> Hi Ken,
> installed diamondback today via apt-get install ros-diamondback-all and
> noticed that it takes a lot of disk space. Examining the package cache
> I found that the new knowrob package had 1.2 Gig as .deb and 2.1G when
> installed, most of it in the subfolder 3rdparty.
> There seem to be two issues that can be easily addressed:
> - The package contains .svn folders in the lower levels of the fs-tree
> - it contains identical data both compressed and uncompressed
> Removing all .zip and .svn/ freed only about ~400M but is a quick
> improvement.
> Maybe one could remove the uncompressed data instead of the zip-files
> but I have no insight here.
> Maybe it's a worthwhile idea to generally exclude */.svn/* during the
> packaging?
> Regards,
> Felix
> Am 07.02.2011 19:57, schrieb Ken Conley:
>> http://www.ros.org/news/2011/02/ros-diamondback-beta-2-release.html
>> Thanks everyone for the helpful reports.  We've pushed a lot of stack
>> updates and are getting closer to our release candidate.  We
>> appreciate your continued help with integration, including the updates
>> to the installation instructions on the various Linux distributions.
>> FYI: Here are some remaining OS X integration tickets based on
>> Nicholas Butko's reports, patches welcome:
>> https://code.ros.org/trac/ros-pkg/ticket/4764
>> https://code.ros.org/trac/ros-pkg/ticket/4765
>> https://code.ros.org/trac/ros-pkg/ticket/4766
>> We still have some fixes that have not been released yet, but will be
>> included in the next update.
>>    - Ken
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