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Importing nodes in Eclipse

asked 2011-08-04 06:51:11 -0500

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updated 2014-01-28 17:10:09 -0500

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Hi,

I've been following a link to import my project directory.

I'm having a problem with importing node/directory which resides in the /opt/ros/diamondback/stacks/openni_kinect/. In particular, I'm skipping directly to step number 3 which is "Importing the project into Eclipse". I can reach up to the "File --> Import --> Existing projects into workspace" step, but I am stuck at clicking finish(it doesn't allow though..). The reason I jump straightaway to step 3 because I've already have galileo version of eclipse long time ago installed. Another thing is that, other nodes that reside in my home directory, are easily imported.

Any ideas?

-alfa-

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answered 2011-08-04 07:01:17 -0500

updated 2011-08-04 08:37:06 -0500

It seems that you're trying to import directories as though they were projects. You'll need to generate the .project files using the directions in step 2

Make sure you have your ros environment setup ( with the relevant ". setup" ) and issue a

    make eclipse-project

in the package directory (i.e. it won't work in a stack directory).

If you get an error it's likely that either

  • you're trying in the wrong directory
  • you don't have your environment set up and so cmake can't find the relevant rules supplied by ros to make the eclipse projects.
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In step 2, there is a command "make eclipse-project", but I got an error saying "make: *** No rule to make target `eclipse-project'. Stop." Any thoughts?
alfa_80 gravatar image alfa_80  ( 2011-08-04 07:10:16 -0500 )edit
I'm not an expert on the Eclipse integration stuff but if I'm not mistaken you can only create an Eclipse project from a ROS package, not a ROS stack. The directory you mention in your question (/opt/ros/diamondback/stacks/openni_kinect/) is a stack diretory..
Patrick Bouffard gravatar image Patrick Bouffard  ( 2011-08-04 07:28:26 -0500 )edit
Silly comment limit.. Anyway I think you have another problem though; that directory is probably read-only (you installed openni_kinect via apt-get, right?). make eclipse-project will want to write a .project file in that directory and that won't work. If you actually want to hack on openni_kinect..
Patrick Bouffard gravatar image Patrick Bouffard  ( 2011-08-04 07:29:45 -0500 )edit
.. (argh, comment limit!) .. you should be grabbing it from version control, not using the one installed by apt-get. End comment. :)
Patrick Bouffard gravatar image Patrick Bouffard  ( 2011-08-04 07:31:02 -0500 )edit
@Patrick, just delete the comments and put the info in your answer since it's relevant : ) @alfa looks like cmake cant find ros, make sure you have your ros environment setup since cmake will try to reach into ros to find rules to make eclipse-project.
Asomerville gravatar image Asomerville  ( 2011-08-04 08:15:07 -0500 )edit
Installing via svn, results in one error..huhu..error => svn co http://www.ros.org/wiki/openni_kinect svn: OPTIONS of 'http://www.ros.org/wiki/openni_kinect': 200 OK (http://www.ros.org), what's that?
alfa_80 gravatar image alfa_80  ( 2011-08-04 08:17:43 -0500 )edit
@alfa, not sure, but it would be unrelated. If you can't resolve/keep having that issue, it would be appropriate to ask in a separate post.
Asomerville gravatar image Asomerville  ( 2011-08-04 08:27:59 -0500 )edit
So, am I right to say that it's doable with the apt-get installation instead of version control as "Asomerville" pointed out?
alfa_80 gravatar image alfa_80  ( 2011-08-04 19:50:20 -0500 )edit

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