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problem with rosws merge

asked 2012-12-05 23:31:43 -0600

alessandrayoko gravatar image

updated 2012-12-05 23:45:03 -0600

KruseT gravatar image

when I run "roslocate info ROSARIA | rosws merge -" in order to install ROSARIA, happens an error:

basilio@lcarobo:~/fuerte_workspace$ roslocate info ROSARIA | rosws merge -
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/bin/rosws", line 64, in <module>
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rosinstall/", line 440, in rosws_main
   return ws_commands[command](workspace, args)
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rosinstall/", line 277, in cmd_merge
    pipedata = "".join(sys.stdin.readlines())
NameError: global name 'sys' is not defined
close failed in file object destructor:
sys.excepthook is missing
lost sys.stderr

how can I fix it? is there any package missing?

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answered 2012-12-05 23:44:19 -0600

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This was a bug in rosws: a patch has been released today with rosinstall 0.6.22. update, and it should work.

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answered 2013-02-26 09:35:40 -0600

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1 - Creating workspace - Criando o workspace:

Choose your ROS version - Dependendo da versão do ROS(a ou b), pode-se fazer em diretórios separados:

a) ROS Fuerte:

rosws init ~/ros-fuerte /opt/ros/fuerte

b) ROS Groovy

rosws init ~/ros-groovy /opt/ros/groovy

3 - Bring ROSAria into workspace - Liberando o workspace criado para o ROSAria

cd ~/ros-<distro>
rosws set --hg amor-ros-pkg
rosws update

4 - Setting up the new workspace - Para configurar o workspace novo, precisamos rodar o script setup.bash

cd ~/ros-<distro>
source ./setup.bash

5 - Checking if download was correctly - Para confirmar que o download foi feito:

rospack profile

6 - Checking if ROS recognize the package - Checando se o ROS reconhece o pacote:

rospack find ROSARIA

7 - Building the package - Compilando o pacote:

sudo rosdep init
rosdep update
rosdep install ROSARIA
rosmake ROSARIA
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I fixed some details. I see the roslocate command from the question currently fails. Have you considered using the "rosws set amor-ros-pkg --hg" command?

KruseT gravatar image KruseT  ( 2013-02-27 01:02:54 -0600 )edit

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