From 11/08/2011 to 12/07/2011


06:27 pm Task #1849 (Fixed): Proximity Test
Tested max distance the signal could still be seen against a number of surfaces. Measurements are attached. The emitt... Thomas Mullins


01:17 am Revision a8480867 (scoutos): Made a lot of changes to the general structure.
Applied object-orienting techniques to the code, cleaning it up considerably. Major design changes are as follows:
Alex Zirbel


04:50 pm Bug #1892 (Fixed): Create Alarm Clocks
Priyanka Deo
04:49 pm Task #1845 (Fixed): Single BOM Test
Attached are the results Ben and Tom found. Priyanka Deo
10:14 pm Revision 2814387f (scoutos): Updated motors code.
Changed the definitions for the set_motors message, which forced a few
implementation changes as well.
Changed "libs...
Alex Zirbel
08:17 pm Revision f0a9ebb3 (scoutos): Updated the motors class and set_motors message.
Still todo: update the query_motors service, make the util file exported as a library. Alex Zirbel
07:45 pm Revision 6d488cf1 (scoutos): Only added libbuttons files. Adding changes to libscout that make li...
07:29 pm Revision 76a1593f (scoutos): Added buttons to libscout. Compiles!


12:25 am Revision dec96050 (scoutos): Made libscout compile. Changed behavior.cpp to set motors to the sam...
09:56 pm Revision 73cd5944 (scoutos): Added temporary scout images for turtlesim into the repository. Remo...
09:43 pm Revision 266ae7f2 (scoutos): Added a template scout simulator class.
Scoutsim is modeled directly from turtlesim. At this point, the only changes are in names and indentation. A separate... Alex Zirbel


10:14 pm Revision 3ec16d35 (scoutos): Fixed bugs I saw in headlights code. Fixed object parameter missing ...
Ben Wasserman
08:15 pm Task #1819 (Fixed): Create ROS Node: Headlights
Finished creating node and libheadlights.(cpp/h) in libscout, as well as adding headlights into other parts of libsco... Ben Wasserman
07:50 pm Revision 90c7a37c (scoutos): Added libheadlights.cpp(cpp/h). Also updated constants.h and libscou...
Ben Wasserman


06:40 pm Revision 3d0c1eda (scoutos): Added behavior.cpp to CMakeLists.txt because I forgot to add it before.
Ben Wasserman
06:40 pm Revision 737bb380 (scoutos): Restructured libscout.(cpp/h) so the behavior main runs in a separat...
Ben Wasserman
06:33 pm Task #1862: Control Motors (ARM)
To enable use of PWM on the kernel, we need to use this kernel module:
Alexander Lam
06:15 pm Revision 4589a2a9 (scoutos): Deleted compiler output files that were accidentally included in ana...
Ben Wasserman
05:45 pm Revision a99b48b8 (scoutos): Merge branch 'master' of ssh://
Dev Gurjar
05:43 pm Revision 8e7baefc (scoutos): cleaned up some files - should be ready to make.
Dev Gurjar
05:40 pm Revision ac0cc6b8 (scoutos): Fixed headlights/src/headlights.cpp to get rid of the compile-time b...
Ben Wasserman


05:08 pm Revision 3d2a17df (scoutos): Deleted obsolete file, fixed small bug in define statement
Dev Gurjar
04:56 pm Revision a826ac0f (scoutos): Added files for analog from motors with modifications
Dev Gurjar
02:28 pm Task #1817: Create ROS Node: Buttons
ROS node structure created, compiles committed. Priyanka Deo
02:27 pm Task #1828: Create ROS Node: Cliffsensors
Node structure created, compiles, and committed Priyanka Deo
12:11 am Task #1822: Create ROS Node: Accessory
Finished basic skeleton. Need to actually construct functions for height and range etc. Willis Chang


11:46 pm Task #1920 (Assigned): Get Old Boards and Funding Info
Talk to Brian Kirby and ask him for the 10 or so new & populated colony III boards he has, so we can swap them with t... Priyanka Deo
11:44 pm Task #1919 (Assigned): Power Up Rest of Scoutfly
Power Up/ Test Rest of scoutfly, while waiting for power boards to come back.
From KWoo's email:
You can probably...
Priyanka Deo
11:40 pm Task #1918 (Wontfix): Get Readings from Sonar
Hook up PWM ports of sonar and get sonar readings. Priyanka Deo


02:23 pm Revision 6b325ce4 (scoutos): Merge branch 'master' of ssh://
02:22 pm Revision 75a7571a (scoutos): Finished skeleton of cliffsensor node. Compiles.
03:46 am Task #1819: Create ROS Node: Headlights
I created the node, but it doesn't have low level implementation yet. I also haven't written libheadlights, which pro... Ben Wasserman
07:09 pm Task #1873: ROSSERIAL on ARM
1. Figure out how to interface rosserial repository with ours. (mercurial to git). Repo contains ROSSERIAL ...
Priyanka Deo


03:31 am Task #1893: Power ROS Node
Pretty sure gumstix/ARM doesn't have acpi. that's an x86 thing.
Check with abe, the board has a custom solution (a...
Alexander Lam
02:15 am Task #1893 (Feedback): Power ROS Node
Node structure is commited to the repository. Can't do much more until the AVR is spitting power data at me, unless t... Jeff Cooper
02:26 am Revision b3fc8ce7 (scoutos): de-crapping the repository. Kids, don't git add * if you don't know ...
Jeff Cooper
02:21 am Revision 836e2956 (scoutos): removed all the stuff from the compiler that I commited because I'm ...
Jeff Cooper
02:16 am Task #1820 (Fixed): Create ROS Node: Power
See #1893 Jeff Cooper
02:13 am Revision 286daac2 (scoutos): Added a @todo
Jeff Cooper
02:12 am Revision dd4eb68c (scoutos): Added the power node and skeleton
Jeff Cooper
10:47 pm Revision 8de28e68 (scoutos): Created structure for buttons node. Compiles. However event_button f...


06:16 pm Task #1917 (Fixed): Get Readings from Sonar
Get PWM readings from Sonar. Will confirm by email type of output. Priyanka Deo
04:56 pm Revision cad1ab0c (scoutos): Created ROS skeleton for Headlights node. Currently has functionalit...
Also, I haven't tried compiling this, but I didn't see any syntax errors. I'll compile it when I have a working ROS i... Ben Wasserman
10:06 pm Task #1829: Create ROS Node: BOM
Bam!!! There are only a few more things to review. Also there was one thing that was out of my hands/knowledge. James Carroll
09:59 pm Revision ceff1d29 (scoutos): Added a new bom node skeleton.
It works using one service that sends the goal bot and current bot in the
request and gets the information from the 4...
James Carroll


06:53 pm Bug #1892: Create Alarm Clocks
Turns out that ros already has timers baked in.
Alexander Lam
06:53 pm Task #1818: Create ROS Node: Timer
Turns out that timers are baked into ros, so we don't need to do anything here
Alexander Lam
06:22 pm Revision 76358a8a (scoutece): Turned on "always vector font" in Eagle options
While editing power test board, turned on the "Always vector font"
option in Eagle. Honestly, I might have done somet...
Abraham Levkoy
06:04 pm Task #1724: Money Requisition
Send email to Brian Kirby about last big colony donation and getting populated colony boards. Work with Priya. Send t... Priyanka Deo
12:37 am Task #1909 (Fixed): Merge Mailing Lists
Need to merge Scout, rc-colony, and rc-colony-new mailing lists. Priyanka Deo

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