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Sweep_ros porting to ROS2

Anyone working on porting sweep_ros to ROS2? If not, our team at Persistent System is ready to put the effort in porting sweep_ros to ROS2. Please let us know if anyone has any concern or any vital information that we will help us in this porting effort. If anyone has already started already working on porting sweep_ros, Please let us know if you will be interested to obtain our assistance in the porting effort.
@kent I see that you are the maintainer of this package in ROS, hence I’m tagging you here in this post.

Hi @prasenjitdan! Thanks for taking this on! I do not know of anyone currently working on this port.

Just so you know, Scanse shutdown, and thus sweep is no longer being produced.

I’m happy to give you permissions to the repo if you’re interested in continuing development.


@kent, Thanks for the confirmation. As sweep device is no longer manufactured, porting this package to ROS2 may not be needed. We will monitor the need to port this package and take action as needed in future.

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