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Problem with PCL messages

asked 2013-01-10 23:33:32 -0600

liborw gravatar image

updated 2013-03-01 13:41:54 -0600

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I have encountered problem with the PCL messages, there is a number of messages:


but there is no makefile and the messages are not build. Meaning that they can't be used in the python. Why is that?

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answered 2013-01-11 11:24:29 -0600

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updated 2013-01-11 11:25:38 -0600

They are defined in Python.

What ROS distro are you using? For Groovy on Ubuntu, those files should be in /opt/ros/groovy/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pcl/msg/.

How did you import the message definitions? Something like this?

from pcl.msg import ModelCoefficients

Did you declare your dependency on the pcl package?

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I'm using Fuerte, the messages are defined in /opt/ros/fuerte/share/pcl/msg/ but not generated.

liborw gravatar image liborw  ( 2013-01-13 20:37:56 -0600 )edit

I can confirm it: There are no python messages in the (ubuntu/debian) package ros-fuerte-pcl.

MichaelKorn gravatar image MichaelKorn  ( 2013-01-13 21:54:06 -0600 )edit

Please post a bug ticket, specifying that the problem is in ROS Fuerte. The PCL issues page seems to be here:

joq gravatar image joq  ( 2013-03-01 13:47:25 -0600 )edit

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