Jazzy Jalisco (jazzy)

Jazzy Jalisco is the tenth release of ROS 2. What follows is highlights of the important changes and features in Jazzy Jalisco since the last release.

Supported Platforms

Jazzy Jalisco is primarily supported on the following platforms:

Tier 1 platforms:

  • TODO

Tier 2 platforms:

  • TODO

Tier 3 platforms:

  • TODO

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



New features in this ROS 2 release

Development progress

For progress on the development of Jazzy Jalisco, see this project board.

For the broad process followed by Jazzy Jalisco, see the process description page.

Known Issues

To come.

Release Timeline

November, 2023 - Platform decisions

REP 2000 is updated with the target platforms and major dependency versions.

By January, 2024 - Rolling platform shift

Build farm is updated with the new platform versions and dependency versions for Jazzy Jalisco.

Mon. April 8, 2024 - Alpha + RMW freeze

Preliminary testing and stabilization of ROS Base 1 packages, and API and feature freeze for RMW provider packages.

Mon. April 15, 2024 - Freeze

API and feature freeze for ROS Base 1 packages in Rolling Ridley. Only bug fix releases should be made after this point. New packages can be released independently.

Mon. April 22, 2024 - Branch

Branch from Rolling Ridley. rosdistro is reopened for Rolling PRs for ROS Base 1 packages. Jazzy development shifts from ros-rolling-* packages to ros-jazzy-* packages.

Mon. April 29, 2024 - Beta

Updated releases of ROS Desktop 2 packages available. Call for general testing.

Wed, May 1, 2024 - Kick off of Tutorial Party

Tutorials hosted at https://github.com/osrf/ros2_test_cases are open for community testing.

Mon. May 13, 2024 - Release Candidate

Release Candidate packages are built. Updated releases of ROS Desktop 2 packages available.

Mon. May 20, 2024 - Distro Freeze

Freeze rosdistro. No PRs for Jazzy on the rosdistro repo will be merged (reopens after the release announcement).

Thu. May 23, 2024 - General Availability

Release announcement. rosdistro is reopened for Jazzy PRs.


The ros_base variant is described in REP 2001 (ros-base).


The desktop variant is described in REP 2001 (desktop-variants).