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osx fuerte installation rosdep install fails

asked 2012-04-29 07:29:24 -0500

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updated 2014-01-28 17:12:09 -0500

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The instructions at http://www.ros.org/wiki/fuerte/Installation/OSX/Homebrew#Install_Homebrew fail for me on step 1.7 (build higher level tools). Specifically, the rosdep install -a fails with:

{{{ ERROR: the following packages/stacks could not have their rosdep keys resolved to system dependencies: python_qt_binding: No definition of [ros] for OS [osx] pcl_ros: No definition of [pcl] for OS [osx] }}}

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answered 2012-04-29 09:08:59 -0500

Kevin gravatar image

Not everything is working, please take a look at this for how to add homebrew packages so rosdep knows about them. Also have a look here.

I did get pcl_ros to compile but ended up messing things up trying to get some other things working, so I offer no guarantees ... good luck!

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answered 2012-05-28 20:40:42 -0500

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I encountered the same problem, so I provided an additional rosdep yaml file and added the specification to the rosdep sources. After running rosdep update the dependencies were satisfied.

$ cat /etc/ros/rosdep/sources.list.d/20-default.list
# os-specific listings first
yaml file://localhost/opt/ros/fuerte/rosdep-extra.yaml osx
yaml https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/raw/master/rosdep/osx-homebrew.yaml osx
yaml https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/raw/master/rosdep/gentoo.yaml gentoo

# generic
yaml https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/raw/master/rosdep/base.yaml
yaml https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/raw/master/rosdep/python.yaml
gbpdistro https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/raw/master/releases/fuerte.yaml fuerte

$ cat /opt/ros/rosdep-extra.yaml
ros:
  osx:
    homebrew:
      packages: []
pcl:
  osx:
    homebrew:
      packages: []
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Could you post the link of the packages inside []? It seems like the links were taken out by the wiki page... thanks.

JJin gravatar image JJin  ( 2013-06-03 23:34:28 -0500 )edit

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