This version of the documentation is specific to the Groovy release (or later).
Key benefits of catkin:
catkin has the following dependencies:
You can resolve these dependencies on Ubuntu with this command:
sudo apt-get install cmake python-catkin-pkg python-empy python-nose libgtest-dev
If you are not on Ubuntu you can also install catkin_pkg from PyPi via pip.
catkin itself is distributed as binary debian package for Ubuntu, it can be installed via:
sudo apt-get install ros-groovy-catkin
However installing ROS will also install catkin.
|A list of catkinized ROS packages||https://github.com/ros/rosdistro/ releases/groovy.yaml|