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How do I fix the abandoned package issue after catkin build

I have been trying to build my workspace after making a new package, however when I do catkin build only 15 out of 50 packages are build, most of them are abandoned and a few fail. I think it has ...
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To define dependency on a package or resource that's only needed after a process initialized

Similar to #q264270 but different question. In Catkin (or any modern package manifest formats defined in ros.org), what is the appropriate way to define a dependency on a resource that is NOT ...
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CFG_EXTRAS equivalent for ros2/colcon

We have a ROS1 CMakeLists.txt that contains: ...
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Can we update the package.xml from a python script?

Is there a way to update a package.xml from a python script? I know that you can catkin_pkg to parse a package.xml and retrieve ...
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catkin_package(CATKIN_DEPENDS ...) vs. find_package(catkin REQUIRED COMPONENTS ...)

Hi, Let's say I have a package A that depends on sensor_msgs. I have to add sensor_msgs to ...
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Conflict anaconda vs ROS, catking_pkg not found

Hi, I recently installed anaconda in my computer, and now I cant catkin build or catkin_make_isolated (tried them in different ...
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Jenkins fails to build because of an dependency issue to a package within the same metapackage

Hello I have an issue building tuw_msgs http://build.ros.org/job/Kdev__tuw_msgs__ubuntu_xenial_amd64/ Build #29 tuw_msgs is a metapackage and it includes various pkgs with msgs and also pkgs with cpp ...
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Uknown CMake Command "catkin_package"

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What is the use of catkin_package(CATKIN_DEPENDS message_runtime) for ROS Python packages defining new messages or services?

This ROS Wiki page in Section 1.1 Messages and Services states that we need to add the following in CMakeLists.txt for all ROS Python packages defining new messages or services: ...
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rospack package not found error

I created a package in catkin workspace and put a publisher.py node inside the src directory of package which worked fine. Then i added another node subscriber.py node and used catkin_make to build. ...
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Using catkin to install libraries

I currently have a series of 3rd party libraries that I want to package for easier building and use. The idea is that they are each contained in a catkin_project file that looks like this: (Note: ...
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slam_gmapping installation

Hello all, I am doing the tutorial How to Build a Map Using Logged Data which requires the use of gmapping. Well, I do not know how to install it. I found an installation option via apt-get but I ...
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CMakeLists.txt vs package.xml

Hi all, I have been using ROS for a bit more than a year now and there is still something I cannot understand in the relation between the CMakeLists.txt used and the extra catkin-specific information ...
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How to port the package from one distro to another?

I got a package here which solves my problem but the package was built in Fuerte. Is it possible to port it to Indigo, if so how can i do it ? Originally posted by Kishore Kumar on ROS Answers with ...
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How to add a node to CMakeLists.txt to build the package?

I have a node in a package and it is working fine, now i added one more node to src folder of same package, how can i add the node to CMakeLists.txt to compile and run the package. Is there any ...
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Can't creake a package on fuerte

I want to run this example. To do, I should create a package. But I can't create the package on ros-fuerte. There are two ways package build type named catkin and rosbuild. Which one I should? I ...
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Error in static member function instantiated from

Hi there ! I don't really find a title to my question, but when I try to compile the package I get the folowing errors, I don't know exactly the problem: ...
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Twist values for robot insanely large

Hi All, I am making a robot based off of a wheelchair. When I try to run the bot with the teleop_twist_keyboard node I have to turn up the speed to over 20 in order for the motors to move and then ...
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Launch file for package not running with rosrun

Hi, I am making a package to communicate with an Arduino that I have on my robot to control it. I have the package on github here. When I run ...
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Getting package not found error

I recently installed and have started learning about ROS I was doing the Publisher/Subscriber tutorial given on the website I created a package using ...
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error while building fovis_ros

Hi tried to build package from this source. [git https://github.com/srv/fovis.git] I have successfully built libfovis library. But after this i am getting the following error. "A lot of code"...
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Problem package tutorial

Hi, after the creation of my beginner_tutorials package: ...
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Just a short question abour rosdep installs

Hey, i got a short and I think easy for you to answer question about installing dependencies. If I download a packages from source like turtlebot_simulator or something else, I usually run rosdep to ...
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What should be written in catkin_package?

Hello, my name is Kaori Furuike. I have a question about "10. Creating msg and srv" in beginner level tutorials. (http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/CreatingMsgAndSrv) It tells us to make ...
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Can't run packages with latest distribution?

I have now the Indigo ROS distribution, latest one until the time of writing (with Ubuntu 14.04). When I go in a package (on the ROS wiki) I can only use it with the distributions that it has under it'...
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export gcc flags though catkin? CFG_EXTRAS?

I have the gcc c++0x flag set for a few of my packages. All the packages that depend on these package also needs the c++0x flag if they must not throw warning when the header files are processed. Is ...
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Build Farm says it can't Catkin

CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:6 (catkin_package): Unknown CMake command "catkin_package". http://jenkins.ros.org/job/ros-hydro-r2-...
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How to include headers from other packages

I'm using ROS Groovy with catkin. I created a package1 with a file1.cpp in the src directory and a header file1.h in its include/package directory. I need to #include this header in another file2.cpp ...
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catkin_package INCLUDE_DIR set CFlags to <package>.pc under devel/ but not set CFlags to installspace

Hi, I have a package with catkin_project( INCLUDE_DIRS include1 include2 ) and this generate .pc under devel (./devel/lib/pkgconfig/.pc) that contians ...
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Issues with packages recognizing external header files

So I am currently trying to get a given catkin package(description) to recognize header files stored in another catkin package(cat_ball). However, when I attempt to run catkin_make I get this error <...
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Is it possible to create a catkin package to provide precompiled libraries?

Is there a way to create a catkin package that only provides precompiled libraries instead of building them, so that other catkin packages can depend on them and the libraries are present in the devel ...
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catkin generating lib packages instead of bin packages

Hello all; I am starting with ROS, groovy version. I have managed to compile some code in a package using catkin, but the executables generated are placed ~/catkin_ws/devel/lib/package_name. In my ...
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I need help making/building a catkin package

Let me start off by saying that I have read the tutorials on how to make a package and how to build it, but I seem to be too stupid to get it right because it never works. I am running ros groovy on ...
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ROS Tutorial clarification

Hi, I'm following the (catkin) tutorials to get started with ROS, and I run into the following. In CreatingMsgAndSrv tutorial it says I should add this to my CMakeLists.txt: ...
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Can wet package depend on dry package?

Hi everyone, I am wondering if wet package can depend on dry package? Thanks Originally posted by AdrianPeng on ROS Answers with karma: 441 on 2013-03-10 Post score: 2
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A question in catkin concepts

I am confusing when I read the following part of Catkin Concepts "A <run_depend> entry will define any dependency that a 3rd package using our new package needs to also have in the ...
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How to install thirdparty library to a filesystem prefix

Hello, I want to use a python library provided by Gumstix Robovero in ROS. I looked through the Using ThirdPartyLibraries and I guess I may need to Wrapping External Library. In Wrapping External ...
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error when build catkin package

I have already make a catkin work space following the ROS tutorial. And I also have created a catkin package in source folder. So next I tried to build the catkin package. Everything works before I ...
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Compile problem in robot_model (catkin_package)

Hello, When I try to compile the robot_model it shows that: " CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:6 (catkin_package): Unknown CMake command "catkin_package". " I am using Ubuntu 12.04 &...
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