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Installing ROS Kinetic on OSX Sierra

asked 2017-02-09 12:55:09 -0600

burf2000 gravatar image

updated 2017-02-21 04:22:11 -0600

So, I am trying to follow

Any I am just getting error after error. Has anyone got Kinetic working on Sierra

I have tried mikepurvis/ros-install-osx I had to open an issue

Make Error at /Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/install_isolated/share/cmake_modules/cmake/Modules/FindPoco.cmake:186 (MESSAGE): Poco was not found. Set the Poco_INCLUDE_DIR cmake cache entry to the top-level directory containing the poco include directories. E.g
/usr/local/include/ or c:\poco\include\poco-1.3.2 Call Stack (most recent call first):
CMakeLists.txt:15 (find_package)

-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred! See also "/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/build_isolated/class_loader/CMakeFiles/CMakeOutput.log". <== Failed to process package 'class_loader': Command '['/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/install_isolated/', 'cmake', '/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/src/class_loader', '-DCATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX=/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/devel_isolated/class_loader', '-DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/install_isolated', '-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release', '-G', 'Unix Makefiles']' returned non-zero exit status 1

Reproduce this error by running: ==> cd /Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/build_isolated/class_loader && /Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/install_isolated/ cmake /Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/src/class_loader -DCATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX=/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/devel_isolated/class_loader -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/Users/burfies1/ros_catkin_ws/install_isolated -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -G 'Unix Makefiles'

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I have the same exact problem installing Indigo. Did you manage to solve it?

david.romanos gravatar image david.romanos  ( 2017-02-14 03:46:35 -0600 )edit

No sadly, if you do, please let me know

burf2000 gravatar image burf2000  ( 2017-02-14 04:51:28 -0600 )edit

Not an answer, but have you seen mikepurvis/ros-install-osx?

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2017-02-14 05:18:54 -0600 )edit

@gvdhoorn I must owe you a beer by now. Sadly it dies but thank you. I am still stuck on my bloody wheel issue

burf2000 gravatar image burf2000  ( 2017-02-14 13:58:01 -0600 )edit

I see you've opened an issue there. Please include a link in a comment on your original question to keep issues connected.

Issue: mikepurvis/ros-install-osx#78.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2017-02-14 14:25:14 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-04-24 13:28:18 -0600

yoitsukamijo gravatar image

I had the same issue, I used brew install poco. Also I was able to get ROS to run on my Mac Sierra with the bare-bone packages installed.(ie. no graphing, visualization) the tutorial is here:

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Mine is trying to use Python 3.6? so I get a str issue

burf2000 gravatar image burf2000  ( 2017-04-25 14:37:06 -0600 )edit

which command caused that error?

yoitsukamijo gravatar image yoitsukamijo  ( 2017-04-25 14:54:37 -0600 )edit

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