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Stop blooming for EOL distros and comment them out from distribution files


#1

Hi everyone,

As you may have noticed, the ros buildfarm doesn’t [build packages for EOL ubuntu distributions anymore] (Suspension of Debian packaging for EOL’d Distros (Saucy, Utopic, Vivid, and Wily)) :tada:

Currently bloom generates control files for each distribution defined in the distribution.yaml files from rosdistro.

In an effort to make releasing packages and maintenance easier, we decided to stop blooming packages for EOL distributions. The original discussion is available here.
To do so we will remove EOL distributions from the rosdistro distribution files.

Before rolling out this change we wanted some feedback, from the members of the community building their own packages, regarding this change. Feel free to post feedback directly on this thread

The ROS team


#2

Hi everyone,

We moved forward and removed the EOL distros from the distribution files. From now on bloom will not generate files for ubuntu EOL distributions