$rosmake rgbdslam_freiburg [ rosmake ] rosmake starting... [ rosmake ] Packages requested are: ['rgbdslam_freiburg'] [ rosmake ] Logging to directory /home/hasitha/.ros/rosmake/rosmake_output-20131028-235835 [ rosmake ] Expanded args ['rgbdslam_freiburg'] to: ['rgbdslam'] [rosmake-0] Starting >>> roslang [ make ] [rosmake-1] Starting >>> geometry_msgs [ make ] [rosmake-2] Starting >>> opencv2 [ make ] [rosmake-3] Starting >>> bullet [ make ] [rosmake-0] Finished <<< roslang No Makefile in package roslang [rosmake-2] Finished <<< opencv2 ROS_NOBUILD in package opencv2 [rosmake-0] Starting >>> rospy [ make ] [rosmake-2] Starting >>> roscpp [ make ] [rosmake-1] Finished <<< geometry_msgs No Makefile in package geometry_msgs [rosmake-1] Starting >>> sensor_msgs [ make ] [rosmake-0] Finished <<< rospy No Makefile in package rospy [rosmake-3] Finished <<< bullet ROS_NOBUILD in package bullet [rosmake-0] Starting >>> rosconsole [ make ] [rosmake-3] Starting >>> angles [ make ] [rosmake-3] Finished <<< angles ROS_NOBUILD in package angles [rosmake-3] 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pcl_ros [ make ] [rosmake-1] Finished <<< actionlib_msgs No Makefile in package actionlib_msgs [rosmake-2] Finished <<< pcl_ros ROS_NOBUILD in package pcl_ros [rosmake-0] Finished <<< trajectory_msgs No Makefile in package trajectory_msgs [rosmake-3] Finished <<< std_srvs No Makefile in package std_srvs [rosmake-2] Starting >>> flann [ make ] [rosmake-0] Starting >>> mk [ make ] [rosmake-3] Starting >>> orocos_kdl [ make ] [rosmake-1] Starting >>> arm_navigation_msgs [ make ] [rosmake-2] Finished <<< flann ROS_NOBUILD in package flann [rosmake-2] Starting >>> opencv_tests [ make ] [rosmake-3] Finished <<< orocos_kdl ROS_NOBUILD in package orocos_kdl [rosmake-0] Finished <<< mk No Makefile in package mk [rosmake-2] Finished <<< opencv_tests ROS_NOBUILD in package opencv_tests [rosmake-1] Finished <<< arm_navigation_msgs ROS_NOBUILD in package ... edit retag close merge delete 2 Answers Sort by » oldest newest most voted While both is possible, it's definitely better to work in a directory in your home and add it to the$ROS_PACKAGE_PATH environment variable, than to develop/build as superuser.

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It seems that your rgbdslam package is at a location where you need administrative privileges to create folder. I would suggest you to try sudo rosmake rgbdslam or create an overlay at /home/ and download the rgbdslam package, make sure that overlay path is before the system default path of /opt/ros and then compile the packge

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