Error using ROS custom messages add-on

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Hi all,
I have just installed the ROS custom message add-on to the Robotics System Toolbox, and it seems to be broken - when I run rosgenmsg(folderpath), I get the error message:
"Undefined variable "hwconnectinstaller" or class "hwconnectinstaller.PackageInfo".
Error in robotics.ros.custommsg.internal.SupportPackage
Error in robotics.ros.custommsg.internal.setup.registerMessageCatalog (line 9) spPkg = robotics.ros.custommsg.internal.SupportPackage;
Error in rosgenmsg (line 33) robotics.ros.custommsg.internal.setup.registerMessageCatalog;"
I noticed another person with an identical problem commenting on the add-on 2 days ago. Does anyone know how to fix this please?
Michael Friedman
Michael Friedman on 11 Dec 2017
It's MATLAB 2017b, and that command unfortunately leads to "'hwconnectinstaller.PackageInfo' not found"...
MathWorks Robotics and Autonomous Systems Team
Thanks Michael, for the information. We are working on a fix to this issue and will make it available soon. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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MathWorks Robotics and Autonomous Systems Team
Ok I am glad to announce that we fixed the issue in our product, and there is a new version for the addon 17.2.1 present.
On MATLAB from R2017b, >> roboticsAddons
Update your ROS Custom Message addon.
or can use MATLAB Home tab Add-ons > Manage Add-ons


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