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Catkin Workspace, exclude packages from building on specific platforms [closed]

asked 2015-04-21 06:00:54 -0500

updated 2015-04-21 06:02:20 -0500


I have a problem that I have two systems were I build my robot stuff. One is a PC and the other one is a Raspberry Pie. I also have packages depending on Gazebo, but I do not want to have Gazebo on the RasPie. Can I somehow make Catkin ignore the package when building on Raspberry, with an exported environment variable for example?

Does somebody have some Ideas for that?



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Closed for the following reason duplicate question by cyborg-x1
close date 2015-04-21 12:24:06.524947


Have you tried to search for similar questions on this platform? E.g.

Dirk Thomas gravatar image Dirk Thomas  ( 2015-04-21 11:53:08 -0500 )edit

Yep I did but did not see that one. Thanks.

cyborg-x1 gravatar image cyborg-x1  ( 2015-04-21 12:23:38 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-04-21 06:26:45 -0500

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Maybe have 2 rosinstall files ( / ) and only install only those packages on raspberry you actually want to use there (and can compile there)....

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How do I use it when I want it to get the folder /nodeX from a repository like to /home/cyborg-x1/ros_ws/src/

cyborg-x1 gravatar image cyborg-x1  ( 2015-04-21 09:09:45 -0500 )edit

git does not support checking out certain subfolders only.

Dirk Thomas gravatar image Dirk Thomas  ( 2015-04-21 11:51:43 -0500 )edit

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