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roscd to sandbox does not work..

asked 2012-11-24 05:15:06 -0500

davinci gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:14:22 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Perhaps a stupid question. But roscd sandbox does not work "roscd: No such package/stack 'sandbox'". While it is in the package path and rosws lists it as well..

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answered 2012-11-24 06:20:13 -0500

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The directory sandbox is not a ROS package or stack, i.e. it neither contains a stack.xml nor a manifest.xml. roscd only knows about directories that contain these files.

Note that you cannot nest stacks in stacks or packages in packages.

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That seems logical. Then there is a however a mistake on the following tutorial page, where they use roscd to get to the sandbox. http://www.ros.org/wiki/urdf/Tutorials/Parse%20a%20urdf%20file

davinci gravatar image davinci  ( 2012-11-24 08:35:31 -0500 )edit

True. Unfortunately, the tutorials are not always correct. But feel free to fix it.

Lorenz gravatar image Lorenz  ( 2012-11-24 08:38:07 -0500 )edit

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