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Deploying ROS solution without source

asked 2017-06-26 04:59:59 -0500

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What is the best practice approach to transfer my ROS solution: c++-based nodes, python-based nodes, launch files, config files, ... to a target platform, excluding the source code?

Which folders from my own catkin workspace are needed?

And is there any way to find the minimal ROS package set, I need to install on the target?

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Ahhh, I now found a snap package tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/Pac... Looks like worth having a look at. But I will leave the question open a little while, your comments are still appreciated.

knxa gravatar image knxa  ( 2017-06-26 05:27:04 -0500 )edit

http://answers.ros.org/question/19241... also mentions the tarring up of the catkin_ws/install dir after a catkin_make install which is easiest. The local deb building method may be easier now than when documented in that link.

lucasw gravatar image lucasw  ( 2017-06-26 10:32:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-09-22 14:08:59 -0500

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Answering my own - now old - question: the catkin_ws install dir seems to hold everything if the CMakelists files have proper definitions on what to install.

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But target device still need to install ROS core, and all dependent library. Just move install folder may not be run.

sdyy gravatar image sdyy  ( 2020-11-19 19:34:58 -0500 )edit

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