[ros-users] Groovy specs on REP 003

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 23:28:16 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Ryan Gariepy
<rgariepy at clearpathrobotics.com> wrote:
> On Jul 26, 2012 6:51 PM, "Armin Hornung"
> <HornungA at informatik.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
>> On 25.07.2012 03:51, Vincent Rabaud wrote:
>>> - supported Ubuntu releases: Precise and Quantal
>> I find it troublesome to drop Oneiric support already now. Its end-of-life
>> is in April 2013, and not everyone can update to the latest version
>> (currently 12.04) immediately. This will be a particular burden for stack
>> maintainers and developers who should start with Groovy releases soon.
>> Robots and their base stations also require more testing and integration of
>> other libraries and can't afford updating Ubuntu every 6 months.
> +1
>> Having support for three Ubuntu versions should be possible imo, and with
>> the core stacks migrating to catkin it should also be less load for the
>> build server.
>> Is there any particular feature that's required in Boost 1.48, or would
>> 1.46 from Oneiric be sufficient?

+1; Boost 1.46 is fine for my needs.

I have code I am still supporting on both Fuerte and Electric. I also
need to do Groovy development. Unless Groovy supports Oneiric, there
is no platform common to all three.

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