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Compiling ROS fuerte from source vcstools error

asked 2012-10-30 06:09:08 -0500

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Using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, ROS fuerte, boost 1.49, when running the second step of the ROS source install instructions...

rosinstall ~/ros "http://packages.ros.org/cgi-bin/gen_rosinstall.py?rosdistro=fuerte&variant=desktop-full&overlay=no"

I receive the following error for almost every package:

[nodelet_core] Installing https://code.ros.org/svn/release/download/stacks/nodelet_core/nodelet_core-1.6.5/nodelet_core-1.6.5.tar.bz2 (version nodelet_core-1.6.5) to /home/sean/ros/nodelet_core ERROR [vcstools] Tarball download unpack failed: [Errno socket error] [Errno 1] _ssl.c:504: error:140770FC:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol[/vcstools]

Clearly, there's some error with the protocol the script is using to get the packages (as in, maybe I don't have it installed), but I can't pinpoint it, and google's no help. Any ideas?

Thanks, Sean

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answered 2013-01-06 22:37:30 -0500

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I get those errors when using a proxy. The fix for me was using a proxy tunneled vpn, so the system is not aware of the proxy.

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