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rosmake vs make

asked 2012-02-23 04:25:49 -0500

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Is there a difference between rosmake and make? The way I understand it, rosmake is for building and updating the dependencies of a package, where these dependencies could be other ros packages.

rosdep is for installing dependencies outside the realm of ROS... More like system dependencies for building a ros package.

Then what is the purpose of running "make" in the directory of a ros package?


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answered 2012-02-23 04:31:21 -0500

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answered 2012-02-23 04:30:54 -0500

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make will only try to build the current package, ignoring the dependencies etc. Take a look at this answer: rosmake-vs-make

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