[ros-users] MoveIt! and Indigo

Michael Ferguson mfergs7 at gmail.com
Wed May 28 01:13:56 UTC 2014

So. are you still planning to do this? It seems that new releases have not
been released to Hydro debs for a while, which is causing some confusion
(for instance,


On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 9:22 AM, Patrick Goebel <patrick at pirobot.org> wrote:

>  +1 here too.  IMHO, this approach has awesomeness written all over it.
> --patrick
> On 2/27/2014 3:33 PM, Sachin Chitta wrote:
>     Dear MoveIt! and ROS users,
>  I wanted to give you information about how MoveIt! will be dealing with
> the new ROS distro Indigo.
>  Based on feedback from the MoveIt! survey conducted last year and prior
> experience from the PR2, we know that most robots seem to lag the most
> recent ROS release by a significant time period (a year or more sometimes).
> We would like to encourage MoveIt! adoption on more and more robots and
> also give people time to catch up but still be able to use the newest
> features in MoveIt! with their robot. We have used this information to
> formulate our strategy around ROS Indigo (at least in the near-term).
>  We will *not* branch and develop separately for Indigo. The version of
> MoveIt! in Indigo will be a near copy of that in Hydro. New features,
> bug-fixes, etc. will continue to go into Hydro - there are almost always
> ways to do this without having to break API and we will try to maintain API
> stability. Everything new that is being released into Hydro will also be
> ported into Indigo releases. This will allow both users working with the
> latest distributions and users working with older distributions to keep
> using MoveIt!.
>  Let me know if there are any questions/comments about this.
> Best Regards,
> Sachin
>  Sachin Chitta
>  Associate Director
>  Robotics Systems and Software
>  SRI International
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