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tf2/transform_broadcaster.h: No such file or directory on ubuntu 12.04 with furete [closed]

asked 2012-08-22 23:33:00 -0500

Markus Bader gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:13:26 -0500

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I like to use tf2 transformations, but those headers are not on my system. I used to sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-desktop-full ros-fuerte-pr2-desktop ros-fuerte-pr2-base to install ros. But still all I find are the normal tf transformation headers and "tf2_ros/transform_broadcaster.h" which does not look to be the right one.

System: ubuntu 12.04 32bit, ROS: fuerte via (23.Aug.2012)

Any ideas? I don not want to compile ros by hand so did I miss any package



PS.: Thanks for the hint but geometry_experimental is installed. Have a look at the following bash history:

# ros-fuerte-geometry-experimental is already installed
max@rudi:/opt/ros/fuerte$ sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-geometry-experimental
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
ros-fuerte-geometry-experimental is already the newest version.
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libfltk-gl1.3 libfltk-cairo1.3
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

# find does not list the reqired tf2 headers
max@mypc:/opt/ros/fuerte$ find -name 'transform_broadcaster.h'
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answered 2012-08-23 00:40:32 -0500

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updated 2012-08-23 21:48:51 -0500

Do you have geometry_experimental installed?

sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-geometry-experimental

Edit: Why do you think tf2_ros/transform_broadcaster.h is not what you are looking for? As I understand it, the tf2 package (now) contains the basic alghorithms and classes while the tf2_ros package contains the ros specific parts, including the listener. Did you try it out?

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Thanks for the hint but it did not work, ros-fuerte-geometry-experimental is already installed. As prove I extended my question.

Markus Bader gravatar image Markus Bader  ( 2012-08-23 20:45:25 -0500 )edit

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