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Groovy install in Ubuntu 14.04

asked 2014-07-15 13:04:18 -0600

Is it possible to install Groovy in Ubuntu 14.04 using the ROS repository, instead of compiling from source? I ask since most all of our code is in Groovy (rosmake) but the device running ROS requires Ubuntu 14.04 due to hardware drivers/configuration, etc.? Thanks for all the help!

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Dambrosio, hello. I do not have an answer for you, but this was one of my objectives; to test groovy on 14,04. It is not a matter of working or not, but rather of being supported or not. So far, it is an unsupported platform, but go for it. If you have the means, test on a VM with 14.04.

ccapriotti gravatar imageccapriotti ( 2014-07-15 14:50:31 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-07-15 15:06:16 -0600

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updated 2014-07-15 15:28:16 -0600

Well what do you know... Same question a few minutes earlier.

http://answers.ros.org/question/18664...

It helps to know what hardware/platform we are talking about. x86 installs and ARM have different statuses.

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This is a AMD64 platform.

dambrosio gravatar imagedambrosio ( 2014-07-15 16:12:54 -0600 )edit

Would this be the link for installing from source: http://wiki.ros.org/groovy/Installation/Source? I will step through this today and let you know what the outcome is. Thanks for the responses.

dambrosio gravatar imagedambrosio ( 2014-07-16 09:25:44 -0600 )edit

I got to step 2.1.2 Resolving Dependencies and ran into issues running: rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro groovy -y I get errors stating: the following packages/stacks could not have their rosdep keys resolved to system dependencies. I tried to adding the --os. Any advice?

dambrosio gravatar imagedambrosio ( 2014-07-16 10:15:22 -0600 )edit

You probably ran into this issue? https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/issues/4792

demmeln gravatar imagedemmeln ( 2014-07-18 05:33:59 -0600 )edit

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