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How to: ROS with 2 versions of Gazebo

asked 2017-07-06 07:05:00 -0500

SorinV gravatar image

updated 2017-07-10 08:35:03 -0500

Hi guys,

So i needed to fix this issue. In order to do that i changed some code in Gazebo and installed it locally from source.

My dilema now is how can I use it. Using a launch file that spawns some robots, uses ros_control etc. I had all this working before but I needed to fix my simulation but I am having trouble moving forward with using the fresh version of Gazebo 7 i just installed.

Using ROS Kinetic, Ubuntu 16.0.4

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answered 2017-07-10 08:37:18 -0500

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updated 2017-07-10 08:37:48 -0500

I needed to export the LD_LIBRARY_PATH accordingly so that the source install version is used. If you build gazebo in a catkin workspace then sourcing the workspace setup file should take care of the paths. I added this line to .bashrc in order to use he source compiled one:

LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/local/lib
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Asked: 2017-07-06 07:05:00 -0500

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Last updated: Jul 10 '17