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ros-catkin-tools install fails, ROS for Windows Setup

asked 2018-10-30 09:12:06 -0500

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updated 2018-10-30 15:44:44 -0500

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Attempting to install packages for ROS for Windows, following the Setup instructions.

When attempting:

choco upgrade ros-catkin-tools -y

I get the error:

ERROR: The running command stopped.. See log for details... Failures - ros-catkin-tools (exited -1) Error while running 'C:\...\chocolateyinstall.ps1'

I have tried restarting computer, and reinstalling ros-melodic-desktop, which is successful for all except the ros-catkin-tools package.

Anyone else overcome this problem? Thanks!

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answered 2018-11-10 23:14:53 -0500

drsolanki gravatar image

I had a similar error. In my case the issue was the 'git' path (C:\Program Files\Git\cmd )was not in the PATH variable. Adding it to the path in environment variables fixed the issue.

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