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Including generated headers from devel/include space

asked 2017-11-08 03:37:43 -0500

kotoko gravatar image


I have a package, let's call it gen. It is built under catkin kinetic and I can see the gen.h in workspace/devel/include.
In another package, let's call it toCompile. The code is unable to find gen.h

workspace/src/toCompile/include/toCompile/source_toCompile.h:23:27: fatal error: "gen/gen.h": No such file or directory

I have tried to apply a previous question A but I don't understand what should be inside It still can't find the header.
Also tried to add (include ${CATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX}/include) but it makes no difference.

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8.3)

find_package(catkin REQUIRED COMPONENTS roscpp gen)

include_directories(include ${Eigen_INCLUDE_DIRS} ${catkin_INCLUDE_DIRS})
include_directories(include ${CATKIN_DEVEL_PREFIX}/include)

    CATKIN_DEPENDS roscpp gen
    INCLUDE_DIRS  include ${Eigen_INCLUDE_DIRS} 
    CFG_EXTRAS export_flags.cmake 

The export_flags just has SET(CMAKE_CXX_FLAGS "${CMAKE_CXX_FLAGS} -std=c++11")

I assuming the headers are already in the correct place (devel/include) it's just a question of pointing catkin in the right direction. Also, this worked fine in indigo and broke in kinetic.

Thank you for any help!

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How did you get your gen.h installed to workspace/devel/include? All of the examples I could find don't actually copy the headers there -- I can still compile fine, but I'd like to have all the headers in a central place for ease of use in my IDE

davrsky gravatar image davrsky  ( 2018-01-03 13:16:29 -0500 )edit

I ended up not using the code I was trouble with so no idea, sorry.

kotoko gravatar image kotoko  ( 2018-01-05 10:08:48 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-11-14 15:33:34 -0500

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