Compiling vrep ros interface on ubuntu 18.04

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Compiling vrep ros interface on ubuntu 18.04

Post by labo » 21 Feb 2019, 15:00


I am trying to compile vrep_ros_interface on ubuntu 18.04 but i get this error when I do catkin build

Errors << vrep_ros_interface:make /home/hiro/Workspace/ros/catkin_ws/logs/vrep_ros_interface/build.make.002.log
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/hiro/Workspace/ros/catkin_ws/src/vrep_ros_interface/external/v_repStubsGen/", line 102, in <module>
runprogram('xsltproc', '-o', output('reference.html'), rel('xsl/reference.xsl'), input_xml)
File "/home/hiro/Workspace/ros/catkin_ws/src/vrep_ros_interface/external/v_repStubsGen/", line 56, in runprogram
runsubprocess(what, [what] + list(cmdargs))
File "/home/hiro/Workspace/ros/catkin_ws/src/vrep_ros_interface/external/v_repStubsGen/", line 46, in runsubprocess
child = subprocess.Popen(cmdargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 394, in __init__
errread, errwrite)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 1047, in _execute_child
raise child_exception
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [generated/stubs.cpp] Error 1
make[2]: *** Deleting file 'generated/stubs.cpp'
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/v_repExtRosInterface.dir/all] Error 2
make: *** [all] Error 2
cd /home/hiro/Workspace/ros/catkin_ws/build/vrep_ros_interface; catkin build --get-env vrep_ros_interface | catkin env -si /usr/bin/make --jobserver-fds=6,7 -j; cd -

I added to PYTHONPATH variable the path to the external VrepStubsGen but it did not solve.


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Re: Compiling vrep ros interface on ubuntu 18.04

Post by coppelia » 21 Feb 2019, 15:13


try to install XSLT processor:

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sudo apt install xsltproc

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