Git: How to Test a Branch

This is the procedure for testing someone else's branch.

Checkout The Branch

First be sure you have the latest changes:

$ git pull 

You can get the other person's branch with the command:

$ git checkout <branch-name>

Build The Source

You can build the source in your workspace, but first you should clean what's there:

$ catkin_make clean

Now you're ready to build

$ catkin_make