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ROS Groovy simulator_gazebo on OSX

Hello everyone,

I am trying to install gazebo in the ROS (groovy) stack (simulator_gazebo), which I believe is still 1.3. I am compiling using clang 3.2 (actually it is based on 3.2).

At first it failed to find TBB and libxml2, which I fixed by adding their .pc files so that pkg-config could find them. Then it complained about -DMAC_OS_X_VERSION not being set, so I added

add_definitions(-DMAC_OS_X_VERSIONS=1080)

In the CMakeLists.txt. After that I believe I had some problems with gazebo using CLOCK_REALTIME, which isn't available on OSX so I replaced that with the OSX equivalent.

I have gotten a long way but now I am stuck with linking dependencies for gazebo_sensors and gazebo_physics. gazebo_sensors depends on gazebo_physics, however gazebo_physics seems to also depend on gazebo_sensors, causing a circular dependency. The dependency on gazebo_sensors for gazebo_physics did not exist, without this I was getting linking errors. Adding this link causes a circular dependency. Removing the dependency on gazebo_physics in gazebo_sensors allows it to compile gazebo_physics, but then it gets stuck with linking errors for gazebo_sensors because it is missing things from gazebo_physics there then.

I also tried compiling with gcc (4.2 and 4.7), but this gave me a whole set of different errors.

I had a similar problem with gazebo_physics and gazebo_physics_ode, gazebo_physics_ode needed to link against gazebo_physics, however gazebo_physics did not need to link against gazebo_physics_ode so I could just add the link to gazebo_physics in gazebo_physics_ode.

What can I try next? I can't seem to resolve the circular dependency that I apparently have. How come this compiles fine on Ubuntu (I assume)? Should I actually be asking this on ROS answers? I tried version 1.4 from gazebosim.org but it seems to give me the same problems.

ROS Groovy simulator_gazebo on OSX

Hello everyone,

I am trying to install gazebo in the ROS (groovy) stack (simulator_gazebo), which I believe is still 1.3. I am compiling using clang 3.2 (actually it is based on 3.2).

At first it failed to find TBB and libxml2, which I fixed by adding their .pc files so that pkg-config could find them. Then it complained about -DMAC_OS_X_VERSION not being set, so I added

add_definitions(-DMAC_OS_X_VERSIONS=1080)

In the CMakeLists.txt. After that I believe I had some problems with gazebo using CLOCK_REALTIME, which isn't available on OSX so I replaced that with the OSX equivalent.

I have gotten a long way but now I am stuck with linking dependencies for gazebo_sensors and gazebo_physics. gazebo_sensors depends on gazebo_physics, however gazebo_physics seems to also depend on gazebo_sensors, causing a circular dependency. The dependency on gazebo_sensors for gazebo_physics did not exist, without this I was getting linking errors. Adding this link causes a circular dependency. Removing the dependency on gazebo_physics in gazebo_sensors allows it to compile gazebo_physics, but then it gets stuck with linking errors for gazebo_sensors because it is missing things from gazebo_physics there then.

I also tried compiling with gcc (4.2 and 4.7), but this gave me a whole set of different errors.

I had a similar problem with gazebo_physics and gazebo_physics_ode, gazebo_physics_ode needed to link against gazebo_physics, however gazebo_physics did not need to link against gazebo_physics_ode so I could just add the link to gazebo_physics in gazebo_physics_ode.

What can I try next? I can't seem to resolve the circular dependency that I apparently have. How come this compiles fine on Ubuntu (I assume)? Should I actually be asking this on ROS answers? I tried version 1.4 from gazebosim.org but it seems to give me the same problems.

ROS Groovy simulator_gazebo on OSX

Hello everyone,

I am trying to install gazebo in the ROS (groovy) stack (simulator_gazebo), which I believe is still 1.3. I am compiling using clang 3.2 (actually it is based on 3.2).

At first it failed to find TBB and libxml2, which I fixed by adding their .pc files so that pkg-config could find them. Then it complained about -DMAC_OS_X_VERSION not being set, so I added

add_definitions(-DMAC_OS_X_VERSIONS=1080)

In the CMakeLists.txt. After that I believe I had some problems with gazebo using CLOCK_REALTIME, which isn't available on OSX so I replaced that with the OSX equivalent.

I have gotten a long way but now I am stuck with linking dependencies for gazebo_sensors and gazebo_physics. gazebo_sensors depends on gazebo_physics, however gazebo_physics seems to also depend on gazebo_sensors, causing a circular dependency. The dependency on gazebo_sensors for gazebo_physics did not exist, without this I was getting linking errors. Adding this link causes a circular dependency. Removing the dependency on gazebo_physics in gazebo_sensors allows it to compile gazebo_physics, but then it gets stuck with linking errors for gazebo_sensors because it is missing things from gazebo_physics there then.

I also tried compiling with gcc (4.2 and 4.7), but this gave me a whole set of different errors.

I had a similar problem with gazebo_physics and gazebo_physics_ode, gazebo_physics_ode needed to link against gazebo_physics, however gazebo_physics did not need to link against gazebo_physics_ode so I could just add the link to gazebo_physics in gazebo_physics_ode.

What can I try next? I can't seem to resolve the circular dependency that I apparently have. How come this compiles fine on Ubuntu (I assume)? Should I actually be asking this on ROS answers? I tried version 1.4 from gazebosim.org but it seems to give me the same problems.