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catkin migration from rosbuild package does not mention Makefile

asked 2013-03-12 12:11:13 -0500

joq gravatar image

I don't think the Makefile in the package is needed any more, but neither of these pages mention it:

If I am correct that it is no longer needed, I'll add it to the documentation.

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One reference point: I do not track a Makefile in my groovy branches and they work.

Thomas D gravatar image Thomas D  ( 2013-03-12 12:13:39 -0500 )edit

Thanks. Seems to work for me, too, but I wanted an "official" answer before updating the docs.

joq gravatar image joq  ( 2013-03-12 12:23:59 -0500 )edit

@joq: Gotcha.

Thomas D gravatar image Thomas D  ( 2013-03-12 12:36:05 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-03-12 12:47:49 -0500

tfoote gravatar image

Yes you no longer should have a Makefile. CMake will generate one for you in your build directory.

I've updated migrating from rosbuild to include that in the steps.

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Thanks, Tully, that helps.

joq gravatar image joq  ( 2013-03-12 13:01:32 -0500 )edit

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