[ros-users] Jade Beta
d.stonier at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 00:54:00 UTC 2015
On 7 May 2015 at 05:55, William Woodall via ros-users <
ros-users at lists.ros.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> For everyone out there that has been working on the documentation for
> Jade, first of all thanks! Second of all, I just wanted to let everyone
> know I just updated the ROS distro versioned blocks on the wiki to accept
> the `_and_newer` and the `_and_older` suffixes. This should make it easier
> to have sections of your wiki pages that stay up to date version to
> version, and should be generally more flexible. Please have a look at the
> updated documentation:
Something that would be very useful for us would be to lock down the
default landing page to a particular version. We've got quite a few
packages we only have the resources to support/upgrade for the long term
releases (e.g. indigo) and it's rather repetitive always having to click
back from the latest release page (where we usually put a message saying
it's not supported in this release) back to the indigo page.
> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 6:03 PM, William Woodall <william at osrfoundation.org
> > wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> tl;dr: Jade beta is out!
>> I'm happy to announce we're now in the Jade Beta! We're a few days behind
>> schedule, but thanks to the hard work of all our contributors we've now got
>> all of desktop-full released into Jade and available on packages.ros.org.
>> Even though we're a bit behind schedule, we would like to try and keep
>> the original release date of May 23rd (also world turtle day  :D). That
>> gives us just under 23 days until the release. We'll keep that date unless
>> we run into a show stopper within desktop-full.
>> So between now and then I would encourage everyone who is able to:
>> - Install `ros-jade-desktop-full` on Ubuntu and test out packages you
>> regularly use.
>> - Testing on other platforms is also appreciated!
>> - Try out any documentation that you can, including tutorials,
>> package wiki pages, and generated code docs.
>> - Continue releasing packages and fill out the gaps between Jade and
>> Indigo where possible.
>> If you find any issues while testing, please locate the issue tracker
>> (usually on the corresponding wiki page for the package, e.g.
>> wiki.ros.org/rviz) and report the issue there.
>> Auditing documentation is more challenging just because there is so much
>> of it and searching on the wiki does not always make it easy to find pages
>> with distribution specific content. So to help with this, I've done some
>> special searches locally on the wiki's web server and compiled a list of
>> pages which _may_ need to be updated for Jade:
>> So if you have time, please look at that list, and do a spot check on any
>> pages that you use or have used in the past. Many of the core documentation
>> pages are absent from that list because I've compiled them separately in a
>> GitHub issue here:
>> Finally, if you are trying to release a package for Jade and the
>> dependencies are not there yet, please contact the maintainers or ask for
>> help on ros-release at lists.ros.org.
>> Thanks again to everyone who helped get the Jade beta out (mostly) on
>> P.S. Only ros-jade-desktop is available on armhf right now, we're waiting
>> on an updated set of gazebo5 debs and then we'll have desktop-full on armhf
>> as well. Also, armhf is Trusty only right now.
>> P.S.S. If you are testing gazebo-ros integration, we are aware of an
>> issue with the launch files and are tracking it here:
>> A work around is to install `libgazebo5-dev` manually. We hope to have a
>> proper fix out soon.
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Turtle_Day
>> William Woodall
>> ROS Development Team
>> william at osrfoundation.org
> William Woodall
> ROS Development Team
> william at osrfoundation.org
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