[ros-users] Digital Camera 1394 in ROS?

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 17:11:54 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Ken Conley <kwc at willowgarage.com> wrote:
>> On a recent boxturtle ROS install, the rosmake will fail because
>> cameradc1394 depends on libdc1394v2, which is no longer being
>> distributed. So, users either have to edit your manifest.xml to remove
>> that dependency (which is still needed on Ubuntu Hardy), or they have
>> to find and install the SVN repository for the
>> camera_drivers_experimental package (doable, but not trivial).
> It seems that libdc1394v2 is a good candidate for converting into a
> rosdep.  For boost and log4cxx, which we have to specially install on
> Hardy, we use rosdep's ability to include custom install scripts for
> that platform. Otherwise, we just use the debian package.
> You can look at ros/rosdep.yaml under 'boost' and 'log4cxx' for
> examples. This would require that the cameradc1394 be part of a stack,
> as rosdep.yaml files are associated with stacks.

That sounds like a good idea. There should be a stack containing
cameracd1394, anyway.

Ideally, it should be part of the camera_drivers stack, but that's
another discussion.  :-)

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