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ROS installation on RPI <== Failed to process package 'urdf':

asked 2016-06-30 00:06:42 -0500

AloshkaD gravatar image

updated 2016-06-30 11:16:01 -0500

I'm following these steps for installing ROS Indigo on a RPI3. I keep getting this error below when I compile the package. I've applied the two patches that are recommended in the wiki and tried to verify all my dependencies but nothing helped. Please help.

`<== Finished processing package [176 of 188]: 'turtle_tf2'

==> Processing catkin package: 'urdf' ==> Building with env: '/opt/ros/indigo/' ==> cmake /home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/src/robot_model/urdf -DCATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX=/hom e/pi/ros_catkin_ws/devel_isolated/urdf -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/ros/indigo -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -G Unix Makefiles in '/home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/build_isol ated/urdf' -- Boost version: 1.55.0 -- Found the following Boost libraries: -- thread CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:5 (find_package): By not providing "Findurdfdom.cmake" in CMAKE_MODULE_PATH this project has asked CMake to find a package configuration file provided by "urdfdom", but CMake did not find one.

Could not find a package configuration file provided by "urdfdom" with any of the following names:


Add the installation prefix of "urdfdom" to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH or set "urdfdom_DIR" to a directory containing one of the above files. If "urdfdom" provides a separate development package or SDK, be sure it has been installed.

-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred! See also "/home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/build_isolated/urdf/CMakeFiles/CMakeOutput.log" . <== Failed to process package 'urdf': Command '['/opt/ros/indigo/', 'cmake', '/home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/src/robot _model/urdf', '-DCATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX=/home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/devel_isolated/urdf' , '-DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/ros/indigo', '-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release', '-G', 'Unix Makefiles']' returned non-zero exit status 1

Reproduce this error by running: ==> cd /home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/build_isolated/urdf && /opt/ros/indigo/ cmak e /home/pi/ros_catkin_ws/src/robot_model/urdf -DCATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX=/home/pi/ros _catkin_ws/devel_isolated/urdf -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/ros/indigo -DCMAKE_BU ILD_TYPE=Release -G 'Unix Makefiles'

Command failed, exiting.`

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Please format console copy/pastes using the Preformatted text button (the one with 101010 on it). That will make this much more legible.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2016-06-30 03:36:51 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-06-30 11:24:25 -0500

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updated 2016-06-30 11:24:42 -0500

When I checked the dependencies I realized that liburdfdom-dev failed to install and that's probably the issue. I'm trying to fix it and I will post the solution if that was indeed the issue.

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I got the same failure. Did you find a fix?

Nate gravatar image Nate  ( 2016-07-07 16:33:15 -0500 )edit

Yes I did.I downloaded the liburdfdom-dev and installed it on my system . I had to remove it twice and force install it because I kept getting an installation error.

AloshkaD gravatar image AloshkaD  ( 2016-07-07 17:10:11 -0500 )edit

Hi. Thanks for your reply! When I attempted to sudo apt-get install liburdfdom-dev I then ran into another dependency issue... it was complaining about not having the libconsole-bridge-dev dependency. Did you run into this issue as well? I really appreciate your help.

Nate gravatar image Nate  ( 2016-07-07 18:39:32 -0500 )edit

I ended up doing the same thing you did. I had to remove both liburdfdom-dev and the console-bridge and rebuild both. Thanks again for the pointer!

Nate gravatar image Nate  ( 2016-07-07 20:38:45 -0500 )edit

Glad that helped, I was stuck on this issue for 3 days.

AloshkaD gravatar image AloshkaD  ( 2016-07-07 22:47:09 -0500 )edit

Hey guys. Can anyone tell me the command used to remove this dependency? Thanks in advance.

prat33kg gravatar image prat33kg  ( 2018-02-19 06:15:42 -0500 )edit

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