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no such option: --rosdep-install

asked 2012-11-25 04:26:55 -0600

enienws gravatar image

updated 2012-11-27 07:18:04 -0600

Eric Perko gravatar image


I have been trying to build pi_vision package with no success. I have been following the steps explained on:

I have downloaded the source to one of the folders which is specified on the environment variable $ROS_PACKAGE_PATH

The problem is whenever I run the command: rosmake --rosdep-install pi_vision

An error message is output to console as follows: " Usage: rosmake [options] [PACKAGE]...

rosmake: error: no such option: --rosdep-install ".

How can I solve this problem?

Best regards

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answered 2012-11-25 05:58:04 -0600

davinci gravatar image

updated 2012-11-25 23:14:46 -0600

KruseT gravatar image

The instructions lag a bit behind the development of tools, making it difficult ( I have lots of problems with it as well). But rosdep is now a standalone tool. So I think you should use rosdep install pi_vision or rosdep install uvc_cam

Edit: Both do not seem to work...

rosdep install uvc_cam
failed to load symbols, rosdep will not function properly
Cannot import rospkg, rosdep will not function properly
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/rosdep", line 3, in <module>
   from rosdep2.main import rosdep_main
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/rosdep2/", line 50, in <module>
   from .lookup import RosdepLookup, ResolutionError
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/rosdep2/", line 41, in <module>
    from .rospkg_loader import RosPkgLoader
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/rosdep2/", line 37, in <module>
    import catkin_pkg.package
ImportError: No module named catkin_pkg.package
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Instacll python-catkin-pkg for this problem

KruseT gravatar image KruseT  ( 2012-11-25 23:15:06 -0600 )edit

Else this response is right, I changed the wiki instructions accordingly

KruseT gravatar image KruseT  ( 2012-11-25 23:17:43 -0600 )edit

Thanks, but for me it stil does not work, I did rosdep install pi_vision and then: rosmake Finding dependencies for /home/lennart/fuerte_workspace/pi_vision/cfg/UVCCam.cfg

load_module did not return. Unable to de

davinci gravatar image davinci  ( 2012-11-25 23:50:22 -0600 )edit

Thanks, but for me it stil does not work:

davinci gravatar image davinci  ( 2012-11-25 23:50:27 -0600 )edit

answered 2013-01-30 22:39:27 -0600

Hello, I'm also trying to build a package from pi_vision, called pi_face_tracker, on ROS Groovy. I've download uvc_camera, and I'm trying to build it. It uses the old CvBridge, which I'm trying to replace with cv_bridge. I'll let you know if it works.

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There's a camera_umd stack that includes the new uvc_camera package.

philotuxo gravatar image philotuxo  ( 2013-02-14 14:01:27 -0600 )edit

Thank you philotuxo, I managed to build the pi_face_tracker, I've just replaced uvc_cam with uvc_camera in the manifests.

Cyril Jourdan gravatar image Cyril Jourdan  ( 2013-02-21 04:13:05 -0600 )edit

A couple of months ago, Eric Perko was kind enough to post an update to his uvc_cam code so that it would compile under Groovy. Works for me know under Electric, Fuerte and Groovy. Do a "git pull" and then "rosmake --pre-clean".

Pi Robot gravatar image Pi Robot  ( 2013-04-18 03:32:45 -0600 )edit

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