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link for umd-ros-pkg expired. Please update

asked 2012-09-09 19:33:05 -0500

sai gravatar image

updated 2012-09-09 22:27:51 -0500

Fuerte ubuntu 12.04

Unable to download the gps_umd package from umd-ros-pkg

sai@sai:~$ git clone git://ram.umd.edu/ros/gps_umd.git

Cloning into 'gps_umd'... fatal: unable to connect to ram.umd.edu: ram.umd.edu: Name or service not known

sai@sai:~$

I think the repository location is changed. Please let me know from where the gps_umd package can be downloaded.

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answered 2012-09-10 01:02:03 -0500

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It looks like their server is just down, I would suggest contacting the maintainers directly to notify them if they don't already know.

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Thanks.How to contact the maintainers?

sai gravatar image sai  ( 2012-09-10 18:08:30 -0500 )edit
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answered 2012-09-10 03:51:38 -0500

Thomas D gravatar image

I have always had to use http://ram.umd.edu/git/ros/gps_umd.git as the uri for that repository, despite what the wiki page says.

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Yeah, but ram.umd.edu is just down entirely at the moment.

jbohren gravatar image jbohren  ( 2012-09-10 04:07:02 -0500 )edit

now its working..just tried it out..Thanks

sai gravatar image sai  ( 2012-09-10 18:15:12 -0500 )edit

Does the git:// prefix work for you? Or do you have to use the http:// prefix?

Thomas D gravatar image Thomas D  ( 2012-09-11 15:03:14 -0500 )edit

first type " roscd " then " git clone http://ram.umd.edu/git/ros/gps_umd.git "This would clone the gps_umd stack into your ROS Workspace.

sai gravatar image sai  ( 2012-09-11 17:35:51 -0500 )edit

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