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Unable to build dependancy with package in stack

asked 2017-02-21 07:57:20 -0500

raspet gravatar image

Hi and thanks for a great forum!

This is my first question, hope I have the correct tags and so forth.

So, I am trying to build a launch package connecting several packages. Building dependancies and launching nodes directly under the catkin_ws works fine but when I try to depend to "sicktoolbox_pls_wrapper" I receive:

Cmake Error at /opt/ros/kinetic/share/catkin/cmake/catkinConfig.cmake:83 (find_package): Could not find a package configuration file provided by "sicktoolbox_pls_wrapper" with any of the following names:

sicktoolbox_pls_wrapperConfig.cmake sicktoolbox_pls_wrapper-config.cmake

The package is found with roscd and rospack find, I can also run the nodes in sicktoolbox_pls_wrapper with rosrun. Could the fact that the package is found in a stack be the problem? I have also tried to build with the dependency directed to the stack without success.

Does anyone have an idea? Thanks!

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What do you mean by "inside a stack"? Where did you get this package from? My guess currently is that the package is a rosbuild package, whereas your package is a catkin package. You cannot depend from a catkin to a rosbuild package. You would need to migrate the sick package to catkin as well.

mgruhler gravatar image mgruhler  ( 2017-02-22 01:28:47 -0500 )edit

Spot on! Did not think about that, I will try to migrate it. Thanks!

The package was found here link text I can prob look at the similar package (without PLS support) here link text?

Best regards!

raspet gravatar image raspet  ( 2017-02-22 04:50:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-02-22 06:34:36 -0500

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The problem was indeed that the package was rosbuild, after migrating it to catkin the package is found and can be called within the launch file.

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