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Why isn't there a deb package for rosinstall?

asked 2011-06-01 06:14:57 -0600

updated 2011-06-01 09:15:20 -0600

The install/setup instructions tell users to:

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
sudo easy_install -U rosinstall

It seems like something that should be part of ros core, or at the very least have a deb package associated.

Is there any particular reason for this?

Is this something I should file a feature request ticket for?

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answered 2011-06-01 17:08:13 -0600

kwc gravatar image

This would make a good ticket, though it something that is currently being worked on.

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answered 2011-07-18 00:04:27 -0600

BTW, you can easily generate a debian package for rosinstall yourself:

sudo apt-get install python-stdeb
pypi-install --keep rosinstall
find /tmp -name 'python-rosinstall*.deb'
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Awesome : )
Asomerville gravatar image Asomerville  ( 2011-07-18 04:03:01 -0600 )edit

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