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I'm trying to install the JACO package to access by the ROS. But i can't use right the command rosmake. Can anyone help, please?

asked 2014-07-17 17:05:08 -0600

Priscila Martins gravatar image

root@mecateam-desktop:~/fuerte_workspace/ros-jaco-arm# rosmake ros-jaco-arm [ rosmake ] rosmake starting...
[ rosmake ] Packages requested are: ['ros-jaco-arm']
[ rosmake ] Logging to directory /root/.ros/rosmake/rosmake_output-20140717-185617
[ rosmake ] Expanded args ['ros-jaco-arm'] to: []
[ rosmake ] WARNING: The following args could not be parsed as stacks or packages: ['ros-jaco-arm']
[ rosmake ] ERROR: No arguments could be parsed into valid package or stack names.

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Please post the link to the repository of this package. I can't find it on GitHub.

BennyRe gravatar image BennyRe  ( 2014-07-18 01:43:35 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-07-18 01:28:01 -0600

McMurdo gravatar image

The folder doesn't contain a stack.xml so it is not recognized as a ROS meta-package (stack).

So you will have to rosmake individual packages inside that folder.

Please note that rosmake will soon be obsolete. This means a catkin package is much better than a rosmake package.

I would suggest that you use @fivef 's JacoROS. It is very stable. I just tried it and seems to work very fine! There is also a fork that I have created with certain added features.

Please see:

Have a nice day. Chittaranjan

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Good night Chittaranjan, thanks for your help. But now when i try to execute the comand: roslaunch jaco start.launch Occur this error: ERROR: cannot launch node of type [jaco/jaco]: can't locate node [jaco] in package [jaco] you can you give a clue to fix this error?

Priscila Martins gravatar image Priscila Martins  ( 2014-07-24 16:59:39 -0600 )edit

Please tell me what all you have done. Enumerate the steps taken.

McMurdo gravatar image McMurdo  ( 2014-07-25 02:56:05 -0600 )edit

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