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asked 2014-07-04 11:57:57 -0500

tuuzdu gravatar image

I install ros_lib into the arduino environment. When I try compile HellowWorld, I have error:

 In file included from /home/tuuzdu/sketchbook/libraries/ros_lib/ros/node_handle.h:38:0,
                     from /home/tuuzdu/sketchbook/libraries/ros_lib/ros.h:38,
                     from HelloWorld.pde:6:
    /opt/ros/hydro/include/std_msgs/Time.h:42:18: fatal error: string: No such file or directory
    compilation terminated.

File /opt/ros/hydro/include/std_msgs/Time.h exists.

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Did your rosrun rosserial_arduino call run without errors/warnings? Does Time.h exist somewhere in a subfolder of your /home/tuuzdu/sketchbook/libraries/ros_lib/?

Wolf gravatar image Wolf  ( 2014-07-05 05:05:22 -0500 )edit

I have this problem on 64bit machine and I have not problem on 32bit machine. Both machines with Ubuntu 13.04 and ROS Hydro. On 32bit creates headers in ros_lib folder: std_msgs, rosserial_msgs and others.But on 64bit not! I try copy header primary-to-secondary, but it hasnt effect

tuuzdu gravatar image tuuzdu  ( 2014-07-06 04:29:10 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-07-06 01:10:53 -0500

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Perhaps ROS is not in the path of the utility you are using... But the error seems to be pointing to the following segment of Time.h:


#include <string> //This line here is line 42
#include <vector>
#include <map>

#include <ros/types.h>
#include <ros/serialization.h>
#include <ros/builtin_message_traits.h>
#include <ros/message_operations.h>

So I'd say it's got to do with rosserial's PATH. Unfortunately, I'm not an expert on this... I've used it only slightly. If you are launching from the system, try launching from a terminal. Perhaps this is like the issue with QtCreator... You can only use it in a terminal in order to get the right paths linked. Please note that this is simply speculation, though...

Keep us posted! This could definitely be helpful for others in the future.

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Yes, I launch Arduino IDE from terminal with all necessary environment variables. Please see comment above.

tuuzdu gravatar image tuuzdu  ( 2014-07-06 04:32:44 -0500 )edit

did you get a solution to this?

fyi gravatar image fyi  ( 2020-12-28 05:19:12 -0500 )edit

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