Fedora 18 - ROS Fuerte installation problem [closed]

asked 2013-06-08 10:52:32 -0500

Peter Roos gravatar image


I'm following the installation notes found on ros.org for Fedora - link

Last successful move:

rosinstall --catkin ~/ros-underlay http://ros.org/rosinstalls/fuerte-ros-full.rosinstall

Then the following:

cd ~/ros-underlay
mkdir build
cd build

The last command fails, noting that:

-- Could NOT find Boost
CMake Error at rospack/CMakeLists.txt:31 (message):
Couldn't find Boost
-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!

I've checked the CMakeList.txt in rospack, at line 31:

find_package(Boost 1.40.0 COMPONENTS system filesystem program_options)
if(NOT Boost_FOUND)
  message(FATAL_ERROR "Couldn't find Boost")

I've noticed, that on my system - Fedora 18 x64 - the boost package is version 1.50.0. Replacing the numbers did not help. I've also tried to replace this code by a solution from stackoverflow:

IF (Boost_FOUND)

None of these worked.

Btw, is a full ROS install from source on Fedora a feasible task?

I've used 12.04 only for ROS, but I like Fedora better. It would be nice to have ROS working on this system.

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close date 2015-05-29 13:01:08.056202