colcon - collective construction

colcon is a command line tool to improve the workflow of building, testing and using multiple software packages. It automates the process, handles the ordering and sets up the environment to use the packages.

The code is open source, and available on GitHub.

The documentation exists in two version:

  • released: matching the latest released version of all packages
  • latest: matching the latest state on the default branch of all packages

The documentation is organized into a few sections:

Information about development is also available: