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steder11icra for electric

asked 2011-12-22 21:13:13 -0500

karthik gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:11:02 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Hi, I am trying to experiment on code. Its developed for cturtle. Will that be compatible with electric? Any unstable version available on ros-electric? Even the existing package is not getting downloaded. I get the following error when i do the rosinstall of the config file given in the link.

ERROR: Failed to install tree '/workspace/karthik/RRC/ros_steder11icra/steder11icra/steder11icra_ros/ros'
 Checkout of -r10573 version  into /workspace/karthik/RRC/ros_steder11icra/steder11icra/steder11icra_ros/ros failed.

Thanks, Karthik

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answered 2011-12-23 04:41:50 -0500

Eric Perko gravatar image

From the paper's wiki page, section 5:

Please note, that the code presented below was tested on Ubuntu 9.10 and apparently does not work anymore under newer Ubuntu versions (because of some of the outdated ROS packages). If you are interested in using NARFs, they are implemented in the Point Cloud Library (PCL): and the tutorials on

It seems unlikely that you'll be able to get it running with Electric or Unstable on a current version of Ubuntu. Your best bet it to do as the wiki page suggests and use the NARF implementation in PCL.

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answered 2011-12-23 01:52:40 -0500

joq gravatar image

That package does not appear to have been maintained.

It seems to have a lot of dependencies, and may be hard to bring up to date.

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