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install openni_kinect failed

asked 2011-04-10 18:40:40 -0500

Nutan gravatar image

updated 2011-04-10 23:25:51 -0500

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Hi, all,

When I install openni_kinect and run

rosinstall ~/openni_kinect PATH_TO_EXISTING_ROS_TREE 'http://www.ros.org/wiki/openni_kinect?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=openni_kinect.rosinstall'

it shows:

rosinstall operating on /home/meka/openni_kinect from specifications in rosinstall files  PATH_TO_EXISTING_ROS_TREE, http://www.ros.org/wiki/openni_kinect?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=openni_kinect.rosinstall
ahhhh error opening file: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/meka/PATH_TO_EXISTING_ROS_TREE'
Usage: rosinstall PATH [<options> ...] [URI]... 

rosinstall: error: None

Can you help me?

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answered 2011-04-10 23:29:50 -0500

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You need to replace PATH_TO_EXISTING_ROS_TREE with a path to an existing ROS tree.

This assumes you have completed a general ROS installation previously.

If you're using ubuntu and have installed from debians you should use something like /opt/ros/diamondback or if you're checking out from source you should use ~/ros.

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Thank you. I have completed the general ROS installation. I do not know what's wrong. But i did it again from the beginning, it worked....
Nutan gravatar image Nutan  ( 2011-04-11 13:03:57 -0500 )edit

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