[ros-users] Shared object files (libroslib.so)

Brian Gerkey gerkey at willowgarage.com
Wed Jul 14 05:26:49 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:58 AM, ibwood <ianbenjiman at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Sure, I want to create a shared library. When I try to run the same node,
> another shared object file is coming up with problems. Here is the error:
> error while loading shared libraries:
> libboost_thread-gcc42-mt-1_37.so.1.37.0: cannot open shared object file: No
> such file or directory
> The thing with the first file i specified (libroslib.so) was that it
> existed, this one does not, or I have no idea on the location of it. I have
> searched online but I am not finding the required information, such as what
> is in the file, or how to create it properly.

hi Ian,

It looks like something didn't link against Boost properly.  That
shouldn't be the case, but it can happen.

What are you trying to run?  Can you post the CMakeLists.txt for your package?


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