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install ros indigo in Mac [closed]

asked 2017-03-19 09:13:36 -0500

DinnerHowe gravatar image

updated 2017-03-20 03:30:17 -0500

gvdhoorn gravatar image

hi guys: could anyone help me solve this problem? I am trying to install ROS indigo in Mac pro, and I follow this tutorial. however, after I run this command :

rosinstall_generator desktop_full --rosdistro indigo --deps --wet-only --tar > indigo-desktop-full-wet.rosinstall

the error come out, following is the error

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/bin/rosinstall_generator", line 141, in <module>
    rc = main()
  File "/usr/local/bin/rosinstall_generator", line 129, in main
    upstream_version_tag=args.upstream, upstream_source_version=args.upstream_development)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosinstall_generator/", line 249, in generate_rosinstall
    wet_package_names, unreleased_repo_names = _get_packages_for_repos(distro_name, repo_names)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosinstall_generator/", line 93, in _get_packages_for_repos
    wet_distro = get_wet_distro(distro_name)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosinstall_generator/", line 215, in get_wet_distro
    _wet_distro = _get_wet_distro(distro_name)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosinstall_generator/", line 46, in get_distro
    return get_cached_distribution(index, distro_name)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosdistro/", line 134, in get_cached_distribution
    cache = get_distribution_cache(index, dist_name)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosdistro/", line 161, in get_distribution_cache
    yaml_gz_str = load_url(url, skip_decode=True)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rosdistro/", line 63, in load_url
    contents =
  File "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.13/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/", line 355, in read
    data = self._sock.recv(rbufsize)
  File "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.13/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/", line 597, in read
    s =
  File "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.13/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/", line 384, in read
    data = self._sock.recv(left)
socket.timeout: timed out

thanks advance

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Closed for the following reason duplicate question by DinnerHowe
close date 2017-03-20 20:48:12.877415


Are you behind a proxy / some other exotic network setup? The error basically means that rosinstall_generator cannot reach some network resource it needs to complete what you asked of it.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2017-03-20 03:31:00 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-03-20 04:51:57 -0500

DinnerHowe gravatar image

I figure it out, just because my network is poor. thanks @gvdhoorn

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