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Installing a Hydro package in Indigo

asked 2016-06-06 12:30:08 -0500

skr_robo gravatar image

updated 2016-06-06 12:30:44 -0500

Hello, I am quite new to ROS. I have the following package: ethzasl_icp_mapping which is available for hydro but not for indigo. How can I install this package with indigo? Thanks in advance.

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answered 2016-06-06 13:42:35 -0500

Maya gravatar image

There is a indigo-devel version available on the github, have you tried using this ?

Just git clone it in you catkin workspace and then use git checkout to switch to the hydro-devel branch

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Thanks for the reply. So, in simple terms, I need to get the indigo devel branch and get it to my catkin workspace folder and execute catkin_make? I don't understand why we need to switch to hydro-devel branch.

skr_robo gravatar imageskr_robo ( 2016-06-07 11:35:59 -0500 )edit

indigo develstand for indigo-development and is the branch that the developer tested on indigo. If you don't switch to it, it might work, but if it doesn't, then it's not a bug. It's the wrong branch. Otherwise, in simple term, yes you're right :)

Maya gravatar imageMaya ( 2016-06-07 13:54:21 -0500 )edit

Thank You so much. But just to be clear the last part of the answer should be git checkout to switch to the the indigo-devel branch, right?

skr_robo gravatar imageskr_robo ( 2016-06-08 11:05:00 -0500 )edit

it's git checkout and then the name of branch. If you press tab, it should auto-complete

Maya gravatar imageMaya ( 2016-06-08 11:31:20 -0500 )edit

Thank you for the help.

skr_robo gravatar imageskr_robo ( 2016-06-09 14:17:58 -0500 )edit

If it answered your problem, could you mark it has accepted so future people with the same question will know that there is an answer :) ?

Maya gravatar imageMaya ( 2016-06-13 17:02:22 -0500 )edit

Yes. I will. But I would like to mention that I haven't actually tried this one.

skr_robo gravatar imageskr_robo ( 2016-06-14 11:06:53 -0500 )edit

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