[ros-users] rosdep unable to find log4cxx and boost on Ubuntu 10.04 system

Rene Ladan r.c.ladan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 07:17:14 UTC 2010

2010/4/26 Kim Houck <kim_houck at yahoo.com>:
> I received the following error when I tried to run 'rosdep install
> turtlesim' for the ros tutorial:
>     $ rosdep install turtlesim
>     Failed to find rosdep boost for package turtlesim on OS:ubuntu
> version:10.04
>     Failed to find rosdep log4cxx for package turtlesim on OS:ubuntu
> version:10.04
>     ERROR: ABORTING: Rosdeps [u'boost', u'log4cxx'] could not be resolved
> A similar error was presented by rosdep when compiling ROS on the
> system(running the beta version of Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx)).  The install
> was successful however after manually installing the packages in question
> via apt-get.  Has anyone have any info on how they handled similar issues,
> or have installed ROS on a Ubuntu 10.04 system without problems?  Any help
> would be appreciated.  Thanks.
I suspect that Ubuntu 10.04 is not yet listed in rosdep.yaml (located
in the root
directory of ROS), so consequently rosdep does not know how to deal with it.
Ubuntu 10.04 is to be released coming Thursday.


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