[ros-users] Is scan_tools maintained ?

Bill Morris morris at ee.ccny.cuny.edu
Wed May 11 13:45:20 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 15:32 +0200, Willy Lambert wrote:
> Hi every body, 
> I played with scan tools (http://www.ros.org/wiki/scan_tools) with
> success on some point, failure on other. Is this stack still
> maintained ? I have seen a last documentation edition at late 2010.
> Related question : is it the rigth stack to do "laser odometry" ? Is
> the the nav stack that is doing this ?

It is being maintained, but I'm not sure what state it is in at the
moment. If you have a specific question you can post on answers or email
me or Ivan, but things are pretty busy here until after ICRA and finals.

scan_tools has a some scan manipulation tools and the scan matchers can
be used to estimate your pose if you don't have wheel odometry.

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