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xacro conversion to urdf show parsing error even though check_urdf of xacro shows 'Successfully Parsed XML''

asked 2021-09-17 12:40:22 -0600

abhijelly gravatar image

updated 2021-09-20 10:35:44 -0600

Ranjit Kathiriya gravatar image

I'm trying to convert xacro file to urdf. I am facing a conundrum in which check_urdf command shows a 'Successfully Parsed XML' output but xacro command to urdf shows 'Unclosed token'

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I think the error is syntactical but can anybody help me resolve it. I am relatively new to ROS and XML specifically.

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Mike Scheutzow gravatar image Mike Scheutzow  ( 2021-09-17 16:24:02 -0600 )edit

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answered 2021-09-19 16:26:24 -0600

updated 2021-09-20 06:48:25 -0600

These questions will help you #q10401 and #q203531 Remember to always check prior answers

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@osilva: could you please be a bit more specific about which answer of #q10401 solves @abhijelly's problem?

Right now this is essentially a link-only answer, which we should try to avoid.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2021-09-20 02:04:53 -0600 )edit

@gvdhoorn my point here was to search prior answers. #q203531 has similar issue and error described.

osilva gravatar image osilva  ( 2021-09-20 06:46:39 -0600 )edit

The newly linked #q203531 seems to discuss the same error yes.

But #q10401 does not. It's a Q&A which discusses how to convert .xacro to .urdf.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2021-09-20 06:49:28 -0600 )edit

Thanks for the feedback. Glad you are monitoring as this ensures quality of responses.

osilva gravatar image osilva  ( 2021-09-20 07:03:42 -0600 )edit

@gvdhoorn Error shown in my case is of unclosed token but I believe all the tags in my xacro code are closed hence upon checking the xacro using check_urdf, it successfully passes. So my question essentially is are there are any unclosed tags that I'm not able to see in my xacro code?

abhijelly gravatar image abhijelly  ( 2021-09-20 09:30:59 -0600 )edit

I'm not sure why you are addressing me specifically.

@osilva provided you with an (initial) answer.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2021-09-20 09:38:53 -0600 )edit

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