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Baxter moveit_robots setup error

asked 2016-12-31 12:55:55 -0500

TravisZ gravatar image

updated 2017-07-12 21:59:45 -0500

Hi everyone,

When I tried to run the command wstool update at root@ubuntu:/home/travisz/ros_sandbox/hw3/src# directory in the terminal, the following error showed up,

[moveit_robots] Updating /home/travisz/ros_sandbox/test/src/moveit_robots
WARNING [vcstools] Command failed: 'git checkout master'
run at: '/home/travisz/ros_sandbox/test/src/moveit_robots'
errcode: 1:
error: pathspec 'master' did not match any file(s) known to git.
Exception caught during install: Error processing 'moveit_robots' : [moveit_robots] Update Failed of /home/travisz/ros_sandbox/test/src/moveit_robots
ERROR in config: Error processing 'moveit_robots' : [moveit_robots] Update Failed of /home/travisz/ros_sandbox/test/src/moveit_robots

Could you give me some advice on how to solve it?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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answered 2016-12-31 15:32:16 -0500

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updated 2016-12-31 21:48:28 -0500

wstool takes relative path. See also the wiki for wstool update command.

You said:

I tried to run the command 'wstool update' in the 'src' directory

but your error output says the following. Check the directory where you are at.

run at: '/home/travisz/ros_sandbox/test/src/moveit_robots'

(Btw when reporting errors, better copy-paste all the command you ran, instead of verbally explaining that you ran command A. You think you ran command A, but it's possible you actually did something different.)

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Thanks for answering. What I did was root@ubuntu:/home/travisz/ros_sandbox/hw3/src# wstool update

TravisZ gravatar image TravisZ  ( 2017-07-12 21:59:09 -0500 )edit

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