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InstallationDescription: Installing the rocon_app_platform environment.
Keywords: rocon app manager app_manager concert installation
Tutorial Level: BEGINNER
This tutorial guides you through the installation of the ROCON packages required for the app manager to run.
Note: PQR stands for Precise, Quantal, Raring
Coming soon - these instructions will be valid once indigo debs are officially released.
These will be phased out once we have fully transitioned to indigo.
These use the hydro-devel branches on GitHub.
> sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-catkin > mkdir ~/rocon > cd ~/rocon > wstool init -j10 src https://raw.githubusercontent.com/robotics-in-concert/rocon/hydro-devel/rocon_app_platform.rosinstall > rosdep install --from-paths src /opt/ros/hydro --ignore-src --rosdistro hydro -y > . /opt/ros/hydro/setup.bash > catkin_make
Things are working more or less here, more often less (esp. wrt. to python3 - don't try on Trusty!) and it contains quite a few more sources for unreleased repos.
These use the indigo branches on GitHub.
> sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-catkin > mkdir ~/rocon > cd ~/rocon > wstool init -j10 src https://raw.githubusercontent.com/robotics-in-concert/rocon/hydro-devel/rocon_app_platform.rosinstall > rosdep install --from-paths src /opt/ros/indigo --ignore-src --rosdistro indigo -y > . /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash > catkin_make
For instructions on the installation of a ROCON concert/multimaster system, see ROCON installation instructions.