[ros-users] ROS Fuerte Beta 1 Now Available

Traveler Hauptman traveler.hauptman at iit.it
Wed Apr 4 21:30:19 UTC 2012

One nice thing about arch is that packages are trivial to create and
pacman handles dependencies well. I'll whip up packages for our internal
binary repo, throw it up on AUR/github so any arch user can install it
from source or improve upon it, and we're done! If it get's popular
enough to migrate into the core distro, great. Everyone (using Arch) is

On 4/04/2012 6:43 p.m., Ken Conley wrote:
> ROS uses a modified version of PCL and swig-wx.  As you are on Arch,
> there currently is no packaging for this alternate versions.  Most
> system dependencies are equivalent, but PCL shares message data
> structures and thus requires alternate build flags to be compatible
> with ROS.
> The trees that we use to build various system dependencies within our
> installation prefix can be found here:
> https://github.com/wg-debs
> I don't know of the correct way to deal with this on Arch.  swig-wx
> will disappear in Groovy and so is a transitional issue.  The PCL
> issue is permanent with the 1.x codebase.

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