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Installing MoveIt 2 from source is the first step in contributing new features, optimizations, and bug fixes back to the open source project. Thanks for getting involved!
ros-foxy-desktop metapackage. You can can install it with the ROS on Windows Installation Instructions.
Create a colcon workspace:
set COLCON_WS=C:\ws_moveit2\ mkdir %COLCON_WS%\src cd %COLCON_WS%\src
Download the foxy branch of the moveit2 repository. The required dependencies to build moveit2 are included in
git clone https://github.com/ros-planning/moveit2.git -b foxy
warehourse_ros_mongo is not supported on windows so it is ignored when building:
Configure and build the workspace:
cd %COLCON_WS% colcon build --packages-skip-by-dep %IGNORED_PACKAGES% --packages-skip %IGNORED_PACKAGES% --event-handlers desktop_notification- status- --cmake-args -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
Check out the MoveIt 2 Tutorials on how to get started with simple demo packages.