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Updating Gazebo / Ros

asked 2015-09-25 06:27:23 -0500

Alvaro Salcedo gravatar image

Hi Ros users: Currently I am using ubuntu 14.04, Ros Indigo and Gazebo 2.2 . I am thinking about upgrading Ros and Gazebo. I have two questions:

·will there be any problem with my pkg's that I have created if I upgrade Ros and Gazebo? ·What is the best release of Ros I can upgrade?

Thanks a lot!!

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answered 2015-09-25 12:23:57 -0500

nkoenig gravatar image

Changing major versions of a software package will likely come with changes to the API. It's not guaranteed that you will have to change your code, but you should be prepared.

Take a look at our versioning methodology, and the tick-tock model we use when changing the API.

The latest major version of Gazebo is 6, and it comes with a slew of bug fixes and new features. A migration guide is available to help upgrade your code.

Without any more information about your project, we can only suggest to use the latest released versions of ROS and Gazebo.

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