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ros_lib install error--failed to generate libraries for tf package

asked 2016-03-22 06:44:06 -0500

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when I create the ros_lib in the sketchbook/libraries, one of the libraries was not installed.And the info of error is as unnecessary was omited, such as the messages that other libraries was created successfully.


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    [tf]: Unable to find dependency: angles
ROS path [0]=/opt/ros/indigo/share/ros
ROS path [1]=/home/ubuntu/catkin_ws/install/share
ROS path [2]=/home/ubuntu/catkin_ws/install/stacks
ROS path [3]=/opt/ros/indigo/share
ROS path [4]=/opt/ros/indigo/stacks. Messages cannot be built.
*** Warning, failed to generate libraries for the following packages: ***
        tf (missing dependency: angles)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/ubuntu/catkin_ws/install/share/rosserial_arduino/", line 91, in <module>
    rosserial_generate(rospack, path+"/ros_lib", ROS_TO_EMBEDDED_TYPES)
File "/home/ubuntu/catkin_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rosserial_client/", line 584, in rosserial_generate
    raise Exception("Failed to generate libraries for: " + str(failed))
Exception: Failed to generate libraries for: ['tf (missing dependency: angles)']


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answered 2016-05-28 05:46:40 -0500

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updated 2016-05-28 05:49:51 -0500

I have solved this problem, it lost a package 'tf', which was not installed before successfully. So I used this command to install it.

rosdep install tf
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