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how to install bullet on Indigo in Ubuntu

asked 2015-11-09 21:56:52 -0500

Samer gravatar image

I have been trying to build this project, it has tf2_bullet which is part of geometry_experimental in it and depends on bullet, So I have been getting this error message whenever I try to do catkin_make

 add_subdirectory(geometry_experimental/tf2_bullet)
-- checking for module 'bullet'
--   package 'bullet' not found

I have done some research and I could not find bullet package. I installed bullet3 from bullet github but that did not solve the problem Any help would be appreciated...

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answered 2015-11-11 06:11:49 -0500

updated 2015-11-11 06:14:44 -0500

You could use rosdep for figuring out what package you need to install. Checking out this yaml file, I see that the you are supposed to install libbullet-dev to satisfy the bullet requirement.

From the command line you could use a command similar to

rosdep install --from-paths WORKSPACE --ignore-src --rosdistro=ROSDISTRO

in order to automatically install all system dependencies of all source packages in your WORKSPACE. Note I found the yaml file above with the command

rosdep where-defined bullet
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sudo apt-get install libbullet-dev resolved this for me in Rasberry-Pi

MarkyMark2012 gravatar imageMarkyMark2012 ( 2016-09-14 08:03:33 -0500 )edit
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answered 2017-02-15 20:55:09 -0500

angshumanG gravatar image

sudo apt-get install libbullet-dev

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