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error after making smclib

asked 2013-03-04 08:12:18 -0600

AdrianPeng gravatar image

updated 2013-03-04 08:13:05 -0600

Hi everyone,

I cannot run roscore after I download and make smclib (fuerte version).

This is output error of typing "roswtf":

Loaded plugin tf.tfwtf
No package or stack in context================================================================================
Static checks summary:

Found 3 error(s).

ERROR Not all paths in ROS_PACKAGE_PATH [/root/catkin_ws/src:/root/ros_core_ws/install/share:/root/ros_core_ws/install/stacks] point to an existing directory: 
 * /root/ros_core_ws/install/stacks

ERROR Not all paths in PYTHONPATH [/root/catkin_ws/devel/lib/python2.7/dist-packages:/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages] point to a directory: 
 * /root/catkin_ws/devel/lib/python2.7/dist-packages

ERROR ROS_TEST_RESULTS_DIR is invalid: ROS_TEST_RESULTS_DIR [/root/catkin_ws/build/test_results] is not writable ================================================================================

ROS Master does not appear to be running.
Online graph checks will not be run.

This is the output error of typing "roscore":

WARNING(s) in /root/catkin_ws/src/bondcore/smclib/build/smc_6_0_1/lib/Php/package.xml:
- The "package" tag must not have the following attributes: packagerversion, xmlns, xmlns:tasks, version, xmlns:xsi, xsi:schemaLocation
- The manifest must not contain the following tags: lead, changelog, notes, uri, summary, stability, dependencies, time, date, phprelease, contents
- The "version" tag must not contain the following children: release, api
- The "license" tag must not have the following attributes: uri Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 263, in main
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 268, in start
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 644, in launch
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 621, in _setup
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 496, in _launch_core_nodes
    name, success = self.launch_node(node, core=True)
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 524, in launch_node
    process = create_node_process(self.run_id, node, master.uri)
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 131, in create_node_process
    args = create_local_process_args(node, machine)
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslaunch/", line 234, in create_local_process_args
    matches = roslib.packages.find_node(node.package, node.type, rospack)
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslib/", line 400, in find_node
    return find_resource(pkg, node_type, filter_fn=_executable_filter, rospack=rospack)
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslib/", line 497, in find_resource
    search_paths = catkin_find(search_dirs=['libexec', 'share'], project=pkg, first_matching_workspace_only=True)
  File "/root/ros_core_ws/install/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/catkin/", line 99, in find_in_workspaces
    packages = find_packages(source_path)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/catkin_pkg/", line 81, in find_packages
    package = parse_package(os.path.join(basepath, path))
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/catkin_pkg/", line 257, in parse_package
    return parse_package_string(, filename)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/catkin_pkg/", line 387, in parse_package_string
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/catkin_pkg ...
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answered 2013-03-21 15:37:39 -0600

tfoote gravatar image

With all those errors it looks like you downloaded the wrong version of smclib.

By the way it is also not recommended to build and run as root.

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Thanks for your reply. After I change the version to groovy, it works.

AdrianPeng gravatar image AdrianPeng  ( 2013-03-22 07:02:11 -0600 )edit

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