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openni_tracker make fails with missing files

asked 2011-04-05 04:51:38 -0600

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updated 2011-05-26 07:26:10 -0600

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During rosmake of openni_kinect on OS X SL, openni_tracker fails complaining of missing files, like this:

/Users/john_muccigrosso/ros/openni_kinect/openni_tracker/src/openni_tracker.cpp:8:22: error: XnOpenNI.h: No such file or directory

There's a series of them, all beginning with Xn.

I've seen this, and I have geometry installed already. I have gotten openni_tracker to install in the past.


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answered 2011-04-08 06:40:17 -0600

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These are from the OpenNI drivers. Did you install them onto your system? They are rosdeps of openni_kinect and need to be installed before compiling. The drivers can be found here

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OK. I have OpenNI drivers that, IIRC, I got as binaries from PrimeSense because I couldn't compile them on my OS X system. Where do I put them so that ros sees them? Or can I modify my rospath in some way to do that?
Eponymous gravatar image Eponymous  ( 2011-04-09 10:19:56 -0600 )edit

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