Ask Your Question
1

How do you install dependencies

asked 2012-10-28 17:03:02 -0500

Kevin gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:14:05 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

How do you install system dependencies? I thought rosmake, rosdep or catkin was capable of doing that, but I can't figure out how?

I am installing ROS on RaspberryPi and ros has good definitions for Debian already, but during install:

rosdep install -ay --os=debian:squeeze

isn't installing dependencies. I am doing it by hand through apt-get and it is painfully slow.

This questions is also related to this about building ROS for Debian on Raspberry Pi.

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
2

answered 2012-10-29 03:29:56 -0500

dornhege gravatar image

What is your ROS distribution?

Did you maybe forget to run rosdep init/rosdep update?

Otherwise rosdep is the right tool for this task. It should give you at least some output about what it is doing.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

Sorry, it is embedded in the post: Debian on the Raspberry Pi (ARM). Rosdep init and update are part of the Debian install directions. I think somehow there is an issue with Raspberry Pi ... rosdep install -a says everything is fine, but I keep having to install them by hand.

Kevin gravatar imageKevin ( 2012-10-29 03:46:32 -0500 )edit

I was referring to the ROS distribution as rosdep changed between electric and fuerte. It looks like fuerte. Besides the simple explanation that there are just no rosdep rules for your system your can try: rosdep install -v (verbose) and rosdep db should give you what rosdep has stored.

dornhege gravatar imagedornhege ( 2012-10-29 04:44:39 -0500 )edit

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

Question Tools

2 followers

Stats

Asked: 2012-10-28 17:03:02 -0500

Seen: 238 times

Last updated: Oct 29 '12