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How is manifest.yaml generated?

asked 2014-12-21 23:46:31 -0500

Dave Coleman gravatar image

I'm trying to understand and even improve rosdoc_lite and have a question... let's take roscpp as an example.

Where is the landing page for http://docs.ros.org/indigo/api/roscpp... generated from?

Back in the day we use to have manifest.xml files in every package that would do this, but looking at https://github.com/ros/ros_comm/tree/... this does not exist.

I see that now a manifest.yaml is generated, such as here: http://docs.ros.org/indigo/api/roscpp...

But how does the description get generated?

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answered 2014-12-23 17:59:34 -0500

tfoote gravatar image

The landing page is a doxygen mainpage: see here

The manifest.yaml is an internal data storage generated by rosdoc/rosdoc_lite and then rendered by the wiki. It's aggregated from various sources, depending on the package type. The description comes from the package.xml for catkin packages like roscpp.

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