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ROS 2 Foxy Fitzroy (codename ‘foxy’; May 23rd, 2020)

Foxy Fitzroy is the sixth release of ROS 2.

Supported Platforms

Foxy Fitzroy is primarily supported on the following platforms:

Tier 1 platforms:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal): amd64 and arm64

  • Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave)

  • Windows 10 (Visual Studio 2019)

Tier 2 platforms:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal): arm32

Tier 3 platforms:

  • Debian Buster (10): amd64, arm64 and arm32

  • OpenEmbedded Thud (2.6) / webOS OSE: arm32 and x86

For more information about RMW implementations, compiler / interpreter versions, and system dependency versions see REP 2000.

New features in this ROS 2 release

During the development the Foxy meta-ticket on GitHub contains an up-to-date state of the ongoing high level tasks as well as references specific tickets with more details.

Changes since the Eloquent release

Default working directory for ament_add_test

The default working directory for tests added with ament_add_test has been changed to CMAKE_CURRENT_BINARY_DIR to match the behavior of CMake add_test. Either update the tests to work with the new default or pass WORKING_DIRECTORY ${CMAKE_SOURCE_DIR} to restore the previous value.

Default Console Logging Format

The default console logging output format was changed to include the timestamp by default, see: