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How to build and install visp_ros

Description: This tutorial explains how to install visp_ros package from source in a catkin workspace.

Tutorial Level: BEGINNER

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Install ROS and create a catkin workspace

  • mkdir -p ~/catkin_ws/src
    cd ~/catkin_ws/src
    cd ~/catkin_ws

Bring the source

  • cd ~/catkin_ws/src

Get visp_ros stack

  • git clone https://github.com/lagadic/visp_ros.git (master branch)

Install dependencies

  • cd ~/catkin_ws
    sudo rosdep init
    rosdep update
    rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro $ROS_DISTRO

Build the source

  • cd ~/catkin_ws
    catkin_make -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release --pkg visp_ros

Finish the installation

  • cd ~/catkin_ws
    catkin_make install
    source ~/catkin_ws/install/setup.bash

Wiki: visp_ros/Tutorials/Howto_install_visp_ros (last edited 2017-02-17 10:55:43 by FabienSpindler)