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Releasing a ROS 2 package with bloom¶
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This page describes how to prepare a repository for release on the public ROS 2 buildfarm. After you’ve created a package, this is the next step towards getting your package in to the publicly-available Debian packages (i.e., you will be able to install the package via
apt). This page includes the ROS 2-specific instructions to execute before following the Bloom release tutorial on the ROS Wiki.
See above version requirements.
Make sure you have the ros repositories in your sources (see instructions here).
Install the latest version of bloom and catkin_pkg:
sudo apt install python3-catkin-pkg python3-bloom
If you’re using a version of bloom older than 0.6.8 you’ll need to use the v3 index url for releasing.
If you’ve bloomed packages before in ROS 1, the ROS 2 process is exactly the same.
Same as in ROS 1: Following this tutorial
If porting a ROS 1 package to ROS 2, it’s recommended to create a new