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Building Gazebo from Source and still having ROS Integration

asked 2013-11-07 03:01:09 -0500

aqiruse gravatar image

There is a set of FAQ at http://gazebosim.org/wiki/Install/GazeboandROS which talks about integration of Gazebo and ROS. However, for my purposes, I am required to be able to build Gazebo frequently and make changes to it, while also still using ROS. I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and have downloaded the source code for Gazebo, made some changes, and built it, but now need to integrate ROS. How might I go about doing such a thing?

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answered 2013-11-07 15:01:52 -0500

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You'll need to build gazebo_ros_packages from source.

It might be easiest to create a catkin workspace. Add gazebo_ros_packages to the workspace along with and of your own ROS code.

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Well, this will be harder then i thought. I am unable to install catkininitworkspace. So I posted on answers.ros.org and will await an answer.

aqiruse gravatar imageaqiruse ( 2013-11-08 12:55:07 -0500 )edit
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