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'catkin build' builds one more package than expected

When I build my workspace using 'catkin build', in ros noetic, it returns to me 'All 3 packages are succeded', knowing that I only have 2 packages in my src folder. Is this normal? and will it cause ...
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Catkin-configuration error

I am using ROS2 humble, Linux version 22.04 trying to build the system with catkin-tools in that getting error at the configure the workspace ...
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VS code can't find the headerfiles even when workspace compiles without error

Hi, I've been having this error where the squiggles in vscode don't go away when I try to include headerfiles for custom messages and services. I am able to compile my workspace, I can see the header ...
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Which workspace files belong in version control?

I ran catkin_make to set up a Catkin workspace, and it created build, devel, and ...
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running ros on multiple machines

I have a Desktop and Raspberry Pi 3 connected via LAN cable. Both have static ip addresses assigned to them and host names have been added too. On Desktop: ...
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How to include header file from different workspace?

Hey, I am new to ROS and its my first post, so I hope everything is understandable. I am trying to include a header file in the package (B) from a different package (A) which is in a different ...
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catkin work space initializing

I installed ROS version Lunar on ubuntu 16.04 . I was trying to initializing the catkin work space that this error appeared : ...
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catkin_make fails with Invalid email and Invalid package

When I try to catkin_make my workspace the following is output: ...
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What's the meaning of “There can be no more than one package in each folder”?

According to this tutorial,it says:"There can be no more than one package in each folder. This means no nested packages nor multiple packages sharing the same directory."But next to this, a ...
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What does CATKIN_IGNORE file does in build folder in catkin_ws?

Hi, While the ROS tutorials page on catkin_workspace, I came across the CATKIN_IGNORE file present in the build folder contain in the catkin_ws. I want to know what does the CATKIN_IGNORE file do ? ...
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can't locate node [moveit_setup_assistant] in package [moveit_setup_assistant]

Because the moveit is updated recently.So I use "sudo apt-get remove ros-indigo-moveit" to remove moveit.And then I used "sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-moveit" to reinstall ...
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How to chain three catkin workspaces?

How do you chain three catkin workspaces so that their setup.bash files don't conflict? I tried following the instructions in the wiki, but they're a bit confusing and don't seem to be correct. My ...
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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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cannot source workspace

I am trying to source my workspace. I copied the workspace of a external drive. When I try to source it t I get the following error. I am running indigo on 14.04. ...
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uwsim problem while installation in indigo

i tried the steps for installation on my ros-indigo as stated in this page http://www.irs.uji.es/uwsim/wiki/index.php?title=Installing_UWSim but , when i run rosrun uwsim uwsim this command . i am ...
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Sourcing install setup.bash with cross compiled install

Hi, I am using ROS Jade on an Odroid XU4 (ARM) running Ubuntu 15.04. I have managed to successfully cross-compile a bare bones ROS Jade install, and moved the install_isolated folder to the Odroid. I ...
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New catkin workspace for testing rosinstall?

Hi folks, Setup: Currently, I have one catkin workspace in which I have my ros package with its dependencies (other packages). I'm about to write a wiki and want to create a rosinstall file to ...
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node outside catkin workspace

Hi everybody, I have a complex application in which I would like to integrate ROS, so as to make a ros node out of it an be able to send messages, call services... This application is complex and ...
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catkin build autocompletion

Hello everyone. This is not an urgent issue, but is quite annoying at time. So, the problem is the following. I am using the python catkin_tools instead of ordinary catkin_make in ros indigo. When I ...
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Ros will not launch ROS_openTLD

I don't why.. I created a workspace cloned ROS_openTLD from https://github.com/Ronan0912/ros_opentld into /src/ source the setup.bash.. but for no reason is ROS not able to find it.. I mean.. it so ...
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Catkin Problems on sourcing workspaces

Hi, I am currently trying to source multiple catikin workspaces but I mostly get only one to work, which is the last one I include. What is the problem there? It was working most of the time but, ...
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Cannot find workspace?

I tried writing the simple publisher and subscriber using the tutorial, but seem to have some problem finding the workspace and packages using ros... I've source it like a million times.. and I still ...
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Make use of 3rd party packages

Hi guys.. I am a bit new with ROS, and I am struggling with making use of a 3rd party package. namely flir_ptu_driver. I am not sure how to even make use of it. I tried creating a workspace, and git ...
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How to chain knowrob and rosjava workspaces

After a succesfull installation Indigo and rosjava in Ubuntu 14.04 according to this and ...
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How to source only select workspaces?

Hi, There are multiple catkin workspaces on my station (from different users). If I source the setup.bash of only my workspace in my .bashrc it still sources a couple of other workspaces. Or that's ...
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Messed up workspace - Where to start looking?

Hello together, I have the follwing problem: I have the package ar_track_alvar installed via binary packages. Also I have my own catkin-workspace. Now, when I first ...
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Catkin hidden files

Hi, I can see 2 different catkin hidden files in workspace. .catkin_workspace and .catkin. As far as I know ros uses .catkin file to mark folder containing packages and executable. All setup files ...
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What does the command 'catkin_init_workspace' do?

In reading different accounts of how to create a ROS workspace (in Hydro), I encountered a discrepancy. In the ROS tutorial sequence, a command 'catkin_init_workspace' is executed before going on to ...
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catkin permission

Hello, I installed ROS as a root, and now I am getting this error when I try to run catking_init_workspace: ...
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catkin structure

Hi ros community Im planing on migrating my packages to catkin. However I have a question regarding the structure of the catkin workspace. Currently I have this setup ...
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source catkin_ws/src/setup.bash after each reboot?

Hi, I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with ROS-groovy. I followed the tutorial "InstallingandConfiguringROSEnvironment" on how to create a catkin workspace. When I reboot my laptop I've to ...
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Rosbag as a workspace

Hey, I'm creating a rosbag and want to record two topics into a .bag file. I am using a Python script to create this. The problem being is that I don't know whether ...
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(Conveniently) deleting packages using rosinstall/rosws

For a large project, we use a combination of a catkin workspace and a rosbuild one (with the rosbuild one getting initialized from the catkin one). Adding new packages to either of those workspaces is ...
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Error: ... is not a package or launch file name

Hi, I'm using ROS groovy and have some packages in my workspace. When I use catkin_make and just want to build one of these packages, I put a CATKIN_IGNORE file into the packages I don't want to be ...
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How to modify and build a rosbuild package from source in ros groovy?

I am trying to modify and build the rosfalcon package. I am using ubuntu 12.04 and groovy. How do I set up a workspace from an existing package in groovy? There seems to be tons of examples about ...
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rosrun not finding executable

I am at the "Writing a Simple Publisher and Subscriber (C++)" step in the tutorial and catkin_make works and i can manually run both ...
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Switching catkin workspaces carries old env vars

Often I want to switch from my main catkin workspace oldws to sandbox workspace newws. But sourcing ...
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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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Catkin and eclipse

Hello, i am using ROS Groovy on Ubuntu 12.04. I want edit my packages in eclipse. On Fuerte i runed make eclipse-project and import this result as eclipse project. At groovy i can include my catkin ...
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catkin_make in catkin_ws error

I am new in using catkin, as a former rosbuild user. I was following the new tutorials online. After I learning how to build a package, on website: BuildingPackages After I modify the package.xml in ...
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ROS_WORKSPACE is not supported with catkin workspaces?

Calling roscd with no arguments gives "No ROS_WORKSPACE set" error while using catkin workspaces in Groovy. So it is not supported anymore? Is there any ...
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