Ask Your Question
0

amcl_omni.launch missing on Hydro (Ubuntu 12.04)

asked 2014-01-14 13:49:31 -0500

Knifa gravatar image

updated 2014-01-15 01:05:13 -0500

I'm following the navigation stack tutorial and I've noticed that the launch file it mentions for AMCL doesn't actually exist. I looked into the AMCL directory and it's empty, but I can still run the node itself via rosrun.

rosdep says it's okay, and I've tried reinstall via apt-get to no avail. I have installed ROS from the repositories.

The tutorial in question is this one (and section): (see first link in comment. I don't have enough karma to post the link.)

Particularly, this line:

<include file="$(find amcl)/examples/amcl_omni.launch" />

When launching, it gives the following error:

while processing /home/knifa/HexapodKit/ROS/src/hexapod/launch/hexapod_nav.launch:
while processing /opt/ros/hydro/share/amcl/examples/amcl_omni.launch:
Invalid roslaunch XML syntax: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/opt/ros/hydro/share/amcl/examples/amcl_omni.launch'

Looking into the AMCL directory only shows the following files:

knifa@ubuntu:/opt/ros/hydro/share/amcl$ rosls amcl
    cmake  
    package.xml

I am expecting to find this file, which is on the navigation git repository: (see second link in comment. I don't have enough karma to post the link.)

The binary for AMCL itself is still available in the /lib folder.

knifa@ubuntu:/opt/ros/hydro/lib/amcl$ ls
    amcl

Any ideas why it isn't there already? Should I just copy it from the repository?

Thank you!

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

Comments

Please actually show what files your looking for and how with the error messages you're receiving.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2014-01-14 20:35:57 -0500 )edit
Knifa gravatar image Knifa  ( 2014-01-15 01:04:38 -0500 )edit

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
2

answered 2014-01-15 12:55:45 -0500

tfoote gravatar image

It looks like that file is not installed in the hydro version of AMCL. I expect that it was forgotten to be installed in the upgrade. I suggest you file a ticket here: https://github.com/ros-planning/navigation/issues/new

edit flag offensive delete link more

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

Question Tools

Stats

Asked: 2014-01-14 13:49:31 -0500

Seen: 153 times

Last updated: Jan 15 '14