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PCL dependencies on ROS electric

asked 2011-10-20 02:08:34 -0600

alfa_80 gravatar image

I was following a tutorial on PCL. It seems that I have a lot of functionalities that cannot be used. There are also some warnings on the header files. The header files that got warning are:

  • pcl/point_types.h
  • pcl/filters/passthrough.h
  • sensor_msgs/PointCloud2.h
  • pcl/ros/conversions.h
  • pcl/point_cloud.h

Do I need to explicitly add/install extra packages like pcl_filter? I have also been trying to install in on my "ROS electric" but it seems that it is not compatible with it. The pcl_filter that I used is from this.

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answered 2011-10-20 03:07:37 -0600

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The standalone PCL library is not compatible with ROS electric. This problem will be resolved in some future release.

To run PCL with ROS, install the perception_pcl stack, and perhaps perception_pcl_addons.

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It seems to work but I did not manage to install perception_pcl_addons, but I guess that one is optional.
alfa_80 gravatar image alfa_80  ( 2011-10-20 04:35:40 -0600 )edit

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