[ros-users] ROS C Turtle Alpha 5 released

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 02:18:06 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Brian Gerkey <gerkey at willowgarage.com> wrote:
> If someone can prescribe a way to reproduce the problem, I can look into it.

 * Check out an svn package that depends on ROS.
 * Set $ROS_PACKAGE_PATH to point to boxturtle, then the package
 * build the package.
 * Change $ROS_PACKAGE_PATH to point to cturtle, then the package
 * (running the package produces a segfault)
 * building it again fails, but building it with --pre-clean works

I don't recall the exact failures, but I'm pretty sure this sequence
will demonstrate the problem.

Getting make or rosmake to recognize and resolve the problem would be
helpful. Just printing a clear error message would be nice.

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