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ros2 on CentOS 7

asked 2020-07-24 16:15:30 -0600

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Has anyone tried installing ROS2 (dashing?) on CentOS 7?


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answered 2020-12-18 16:21:28 -0600

It is possible to build a significant amount of ROS 2 on CentOS 7. The biggest hurdle is the compiler version - the default gcc that is distributed in CentOS 7 doesn't support the necessary features to build ROS 2. To work around this, you can install the RedHat Developer Toolset Software Collection.

Here is a good starting point for setting up a CentOS 7 machine to build ROS 2:

You won't be able to build the image_tools package or packages downstream from it due to the old version of OpenCV in CentOS 7, but everything else should be fairly easy to compile.

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