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How do I remove a dependency of a package?

asked 2021-05-21 15:23:15 -0600

Praveen Nellihela gravatar image

I created a new package using the catkin_create_pkg command that depends on std_msgs rospy roscpp. If I want to remove the roscpp dependency from this package, how can it be done? Can it be done through a terminal command ideally? If not, should it be done by editing package.xml and CMakeLists.txt or something like that?

I am using ROS1 noetic on Ubuntu 20.04 kernel 5.8.0-53-generic

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answered 2021-05-21 15:55:14 -0600

Orhan gravatar image

Can it be done through a terminal command ideally?

AFAIK, no.

Just remove them from package.xml and CMakeLists.txt as you described and the next time you are building it, catkin won't check for those packages.

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Thank you!

Praveen Nellihela gravatar image Praveen Nellihela  ( 2021-05-27 13:43:58 -0600 )edit

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