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Running a python script with sudo in Groovy [closed]

asked 2013-08-02 09:48:32 -0600

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updated 2014-01-28 17:17:31 -0600

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Hi all,

I have groovy running and the "hello world" working fine. I am writing a python script that needs to directly write to a memory address (e.g. set 0x1234 high). I have to run this script with root permissions, sudo ./scripts/mymemmoryscript.py. I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "mymemmoryscript.py", line 9, in <module> import roslib; roslib.load_manifest('beginner_tutorials') ImportError: No module named roslib

I notice the same with the tutorial file talker.py:

./scripts/talker.py - runs fine sudo ./scripts/talker.py - gets the error above

Is there a way to sudo run python scripts int the ROS Groovy enviroment? I tried looking through the wiki for help but couldn't find answer.

Thanks in advance, DD

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answered 2013-08-04 18:29:18 -0600

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Got it, didn't see that there was a different PYTHONPATH for root, just had to export the roslib path to that as well.

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