Version 0.16.2 is available upstream. Please consider updating!
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ODE is a free, industrial quality library for simulating articulated rigid body
dynamics - for example ground vehicles, legged creatures, and moving objects in
VR environments. It is fast, flexible, robust and platform independent, with
advanced joints, contact with friction, and built-in collision detection.