(ROS Melodic) Issues with Cv_bridge, boost libraries aren't detected.

asked 2021-04-20 16:33:30 -0600

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OS: Ubuntu Mate 18.04 running on RPI 3 B+

ROS: ROS Melodic

Objective: I am trying to use cv_bridge in-order to use opencv on my image topic for ROS. I'm relatively new to ROS, let alone Linux/Ubuntu so I've been having trouble getting past this issue for a while. Whenever I use catkin_make I get errors from vision_opencv stemming from the cv_bridge.

-- +++ processing catkin package: 'cv_bridge'
-- ==> add_subdirectory(vision_opencv/cv_bridge)
-- Found PythonLibs: /usr/lib/aarch64-linux-gnu/libpython2.7.so (found version "2.7.17")
CMake Warning at /usr/share/cmake-3.10/Modules/FindBoost.cmake:1626 (message):
  No header defined for python37; skipping header check
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  vision_opencv/cv_bridge/CMakeLists.txt:11 (find_package)

CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-3.10/Modules/FindBoost.cmake:1947 (message):
  Unable to find the requested Boost libraries.

  Boost version: 1.65.1

  Boost include path: /usr/include

  Could not find the following Boost libraries:


  No Boost libraries were found.  You may need to set BOOST_LIBRARYDIR to the
  directory containing Boost libraries or BOOST_ROOT to the location of
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  vision_opencv/cv_bridge/CMakeLists.txt:11 (find_package)

-- Did not find OpenCV 4, trying OpenCV 3
-- Found OpenCV: /usr (found suitable version "3.2.0", minimum required is "3") found components:  opencv_core opencv_imgproc opencv_imgcodecs
-- Found PythonLibs: /usr/lib/aarch64-linux-gnu/libpython2.7.so (found suitable version "2.7.17", minimum required is "2.7")

I believe the boost libraries are already installed, with command find /usr/lib -iname 'libboost_python*.so*' the output I get is:








I've also checked to see if boost is installed

$ dpkg -s libboost-dev | grep Version


I feel like the underlying issue might be related to directory location however I am still pretty new to all this stuff so I have no idea, if someone could assist me I'd greatly appreciate it. Thank you for time

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The one cv_bridge is looking for is 3.7, and the one installed now seems to be 3.6. You will need to install 3.7 or use the version of cv_bridge that supports 3.6.

miura gravatar image miura  ( 2021-04-21 09:11:41 -0600 )edit