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Install single package from git

asked 2013-11-06 21:46:49 -0600

Hansg91 gravatar image


Is it possible, using rosws, to install just a single package from a repository? For example I need just the map_server package form the navigation repository. Right now I clone the entire navigation repository, move the map server out of there and remove the navigation repository again, but there must be a better way?

Best regards, Hans

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answered 2013-11-07 06:10:34 -0600

Dirk Thomas gravatar image

You can only fetch full source repositories from DVCS like GIT / HG (in a reasonable way). But generally you might want to consider to download the latest released version of a package. You can do this using the rosinstall_generator (

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