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Testing with rosmake -a -t fails because a test failure failed to launch. What's wrong?

asked 2012-04-19 02:44:47 -0600

hauptmech gravatar image

updated 2012-04-19 03:21:21 -0600

Eric Perko gravatar image

Running 'rosmake -a -t' I get some test failures attributed to 'Test Fixture Nodes ['xxx'] failed to launch. How can I determine what's wrong and fix it?

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ERRORS/FAILURES:
[robot_pose_ekf.rostest__test_test_robot_pose_ekf_zero_covariance/testtest_robot_pose_ekf][FAILURE] Test Fixture Nodes ['rosbag'] failed to launch <snip> PACKAGES: * robot_pose_ekf

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answered 2014-07-06 23:52:12 -0600

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robot_pose_ekf requires rosbag to run it's tests, however it's likely that you either do not have rosbag installed or it's not compiled prior to the tests attempting to run.

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