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Manipulation WG - Friday 31st of May, 17:00 CET (9AM PDT, 1AM JST)

The next Manipulation WG meeting is scheduled for Friday 31st of May, 17:00 CET (9AM PDT, 1AM JST). Please join the meeting via the following link:

Agenda will be posted in the following days. Feel free to suggest any topic if you’re interested in participating.

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Here’s an update about the proposed agenda. Feel free to suggest any topics if you plan on participating and we’ll try to include it in:

  • MoveIt 2, status of the port

  • MoveIt 2 update and contributions

    • Acutronic Robotics
      • complete the alignment of MoveIt 2 core https://github.com/ros-planning/moveit2/pull/90
      • CI
      • Porting pick and place capabilities
      • Instalation instructions ( need to be review it with the dashing release)
        • Issues with control_msgs
      • Rviz plugins
      • Fix moveit_resources to be able to execute moveit_core tests
      • ros2tests ?
  • Other topics

    • Next goals, community and re-alignment

For those of you that can’t joint but are interested in the progress, we will be publishing the minutes shortly after the meeting.

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Here’re the meeting notes of the last session:

May 31, 2019 17:00 CET (9AM PDT, 1AM JST) - ROS 2 Manipulation WG Meeting minutes

  • Attendees:

    • Alejandro Hernández
    • Anas Mchichou El Harrak
    • Lander Usategui
    • Henning Kaiser
    • Dave Coleman
    • Mike Lautman
  • Discussion:

    • MoveIt 2, status of the port

      • https://github.com/acutronicrobotics/moveit2#progress
        • The Master branch has to be always compilable
        • No accepting PRs until the CI passes
        • The CI of upperstream is compiling because of the amount of COLCON_IGNORES
          • We suggest to remove them and leave the CI crash
        • Create a PR to the CI to the moveit_ci.
      • complete the alignment of MoveIt 2 core https://github.com/ros-planning/moveit2/pull/90
        • The list of the PR that has to be merged first
        • Mike says that the CMakelist has to be fixed because of relative paths
        • Alex says that the best way to fix the CMakelist is by merging all the already opened PRs, because there are some PRs merged with the same error. Then he will open a pr solving all the issues.
      • Porting pick and place capabilities / visualization
        • Pick and place has been ported needs to be tested.
        • Also porting the visualization plugins
      • Rviz plugins
        • Rviz2 review the current status (dashing release).
      • Issues with control_msgs
      • CI
        • Create a PR on moveit_ci, with the needed changes in order to have CI from upstream working.
      • ros2tests
        • Start adding ros2tests for the packages because of the release of dashing.
    • Ping in all the PR that can be merged only in the ones that we can merge it.

    • MoveIt 2 update and contributions

      • Acutronic Robotics
        • complete the alignment of MoveIt 2 core https://github.com/ros-planning/moveit2/pull/90
        • CI
        • Porting pick and place capabilities
        • Installation instructions ( need to be review it with the dashing release)
          • Issues with control_msgs
        • Rviz plugins
        • Fix moveit_resources to be able to execute moveit_core tests
        • ros2tests

Next meeting, to be announced

Complete notes including previous meetings available at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n34giKHHxUVSuFJ-JVzy4fQQ-lt5WabZtN-DF6wmhFo/edit#heading=h.podun752m9ei

We will postpone the meeting of the 14th and announce the next meeting date in the coming weeks.

Is anyone still driving the Manipulation WG? If not, does anyone want to volunteer to take the lead on this? We (Intel) are willing to participate / contribute.

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Hello @mkhansen,

Thanks for volunteering. AFAIK, nobody is currently leading it so I’d say that you’re more than welcome to take it from this point. Latest contributions to moveit2 are at https://github.com/acutronicrobotics/moveit2.

Ping me if you need support.