[ros-users] Installing ROS from source

Tully Foote tfoote at willowgarage.com
Wed Apr 21 23:12:41 UTC 2010

You can tell the ROS build system where to find log4cxx using the
ROS_BINDEPS_PATH environment variable.  See


On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 7:25 AM, Frederic Siepmann <
fsiepman at cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote:

> Hello ROS-community,
> I am trying to install ROS from source under ubuntu hardy and I was
> wondering what it is all about with the log4cxx-10-stuff:
> As I have no root access to the system (as I am not the admin) and I
> have to build ros into an existing software tree. So I wonder why
> rosinstall is asking for root privileges for an from source build.
> Actually I already have the log4cxx version ROS is asking for installed
> and it is in my PKG_CONFIG_PATH but still ros want's to build it and
> install it with root priv...
> So the question is: How can I tell rosinstall to use my already
> installed deps such as log4cxx if not with the PKG_CONFIG_PATH or can I
> tell rosinstall to actually build log4cxx to a location I want ?
> Any help much appreciated.
> Greetings from Germany
> Frederic
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Tully Foote
Systems Engineer
Willow Garage, Inc.
tfoote at willowgarage.com
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