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PCL undefined reference to boost

asked 2011-11-28 17:16:30 -0500

WW gravatar image

Hi guys, I'm currently using Ubuntu 11.04 and install ROS via the source code method. I'm new and tried to play around with the erratic_robot example. When trying to do a rosmake, I came across a perception_pcl problem when compiling, the pcl folder in particular. Heres a snippet of the build_output.log:

/home/walter/ros/perception_pcl/pcl/build/pcl/build/io: ../ undefined reference to boost::system::system_category()' ../ undefined reference toboost::filesystem3::detail::status(boost::filesystem3::path const&, boost::system::error_code)' ../ undefined reference to boost::system::generic_category()' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status make[3]: *** [io/tools/convert_pcd_ascii_binary] Error 1 make[3]: Leaving directory/home/walter/ros/perception_pcl/pcl/build/pcl/build' make[2]: [io/tools/CMakeFiles/convert_pcd_ascii_binary.dir/all] Error 2 make[2]: Leaving directory /home/walter/ros/perception_pcl/pcl/build/pcl/build' make[1]: *** [all] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory/home/walter/ros/perception_pcl/pcl/build/pcl/build' make: * [installed] Error 2

Any ideas? Thanks.

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answered 2011-11-28 20:36:40 -0500

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Hi, Pls check the version of the boost library in your system. It has to be >= 1.46.1.

Hope this helps, Karthik

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Thanks for the response. ROS electric is set to use boost 1.42 (part of rosdep.yaml). I've installed boost 1.48 manually, however I don't know how to set ROS to use 1.48. It seems I should modify the rosdep.yaml file however I can't figure out how to do it correctly in the proper format. Thanks, WW
WW gravatar image WW  ( 2011-11-29 17:13:10 -0500 )edit

You just have to compile everything from source after upgrading boost.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2012-04-01 09:57:53 -0500 )edit

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