[ros-users] New Tool: roscompile - Catkin Metadata Helper

G.A. vd. Hoorn - 3ME g.a.vanderhoorn at tudelft.nl
Fri Jul 24 13:44:53 UTC 2015

On 24/07/15 15:39, David Lu!! via ros-users wrote:
> I have a confession to make. I'm not very good at Catkin. One reason
> is because there is a lot more metadata to maintain. Unlike Ye Olde
> Rosbuild, where you could add a dependency by adding a single tag in
> the manifest, Catkin requires you add the build and run dependencies
> to the package.xml, as well as add the dependencies in the
> CMakeLists.txt in a couple places.
> Check it out here: https://github.com/DLu/roscompile
> (contains a full list of features and issues page)


this seems like a nice tool. Any particular reason it is (currently) a 
rosbuild package (apart from you not being 'very good at Catkin' :))?


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