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Catkin_make does not see the package

asked 2018-06-29 11:57:43 -0500

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Catkin_make does not see the package

root@ubn:~/catkin_ws# rospack profile
Full tree crawl took 0.014544 seconds.
Directories marked with (*) contain no manifest.  You may
want to delete these directories.
To get just of list of directories without manifests,
re-run the profile with --zombie-only
0.013431   /opt/ros/kinetic/share
0.000467   /home/amburkoff/catkin_ws/src
0.000206 * /opt/ros/kinetic/share/OpenCV-3.3.1-dev
0.000109 * /home/amburkoff/catkin_ws/src/joy_twist <------------------------
0.000040 * /opt/ros/kinetic/share/OpenCV-3.3.1-dev/haarcascades
0.000029 * /opt/ros/kinetic/share/doc
0.000018 * /opt/ros/kinetic/share/OpenCV-3.3.1-dev/lbpcascades
0.000012 * /home/amburkoff/catkin_ws/src/joy_twist/launch
0.000011 * /opt/ros/kinetic/share/gscam
0.000010 * /home/amburkoff/catkin_ws/src/joy_twist/src
0.000006 * /opt/ros/kinetic/share/doc/liborocos-kdl
root@ubn:~/catkin_ws# rospack find joy_twist
[rospack] Error: package 'joy_twist' not found <------------------------
root@ubn:~/catkin_ws# rospack find gscam
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Hi, could you please provide more details about your problem? Where did you get this package from? Does this package has a CMakeLists.txt and a package.xml file?

lucascoelho gravatar image lucascoelho  ( 2018-06-29 12:15:34 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-06-29 12:15:45 -0500

The output from rospack profile gives you your answer: home/amburkoff/catkin_ws/src/joy_twist doesn't contain a Manifest, which every ROS package needs to have. You might want to take a look at this tutorial to see how packages are normally created in ROS, or maybe use an example from another package.

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