mrpt2 package from mrpt1 repo


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Version 1.9.9
License BSD
Build type CMAKE

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VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2019-10-08

Package Description

Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit (MRPT) version 2.x

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  • Jose-Luis Blanco-Claraco


  • Jose-Luis Blanco-Claraco

The MRPT project

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1. Introduction

Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit (MRPT) provides C++ libraries aimed at researchers in mobile robotics and computer vision. Libraries include SLAM solutions, 3D(6D) geometry, SE(2)/SE(3) Lie groups, probability density functions (pdfs) over points, landmarks, poses and maps, Bayesian inference (Kalman filters, particle filters), image processing, obstacle avoidance, etc. MRPT also provides GUI apps for Stereo camera calibration, dataset inspection, and much more.

2. Resources

3. Install

3.1. Ubuntu

See PPA for mrpt 2.0 branch (for mrpt 1.5.* read here).

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:joseluisblancoc/mrpt
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install libmrpt-dev mrpt-apps

Supported distributions: * Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic), 18.10 (Cosmic), 19.04 (Disco), 19.10 (Eoan) * Ubuntu 16.04LTS Xenial (EOL: April 2021) * Using 16.04 requires installing gcc-7 due to some bugs in gcc-5:

      add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
      apt-get update
      apt-get install -y g++-7

3.2. Build from sources

Minimum compiler requisites: * mrpt >=2.0 (master branch): * gcc-7 or newer. * Ubuntu 16.04LTS Xenial: Instructions for installing gcc-7 in this version of Ubuntu. * Ubuntu 18.04 or newer: default gcc version is ok. * clang-4 or newer. * Windows: Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3 or newer. * cmake >= 3.3 required (>=3.4 for Windows). * Eigen >= 3.3 required. * mrpt 1.5.* and maintenance mrpt-1.5 branch: * Ubuntu 14.06LTS Xenial: default gcc/clang versions * Windows: Visual Studio 2012 * cmake >= 3.1 required * EOL for mrpt-1.5.*: EOL of Ubuntu Xenial (April 2021).

To build in Debian/Ubuntu follow the steps below. See full build docs online for Windows instructions or to learn all the details.

  • Install minimum recommended dependencies:
sudo apt install build-essential pkg-config cmake libwxgtk3.0-dev libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-dev \
libopencv-dev libeigen3-dev libgtest-dev

MRPT builds against OpenCV 2.4.x, 3.x, 4.x, but it is recommended to use 3.0 or later.

  • Install additional dependencies to enable most MRPT features (except ROS bridges):
sudo apt install libftdi-dev freeglut3-dev zlib1g-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev \
libudev-dev libfreenect-dev libdc1394-22-dev libavformat-dev libswscale-dev \
libassimp-dev libjpeg-dev   libsuitesparse-dev libpcap-dev liboctomap-dev

  • Install additional dependencies for ros1bridge using official Ubuntu repositories. If you already have a ROS distribution installed, doing source /opt/ros/xxx/setup.bash is enough, no further packages must be installed.
sudo apt install libcv-bridge-dev libgeometry-msgs-dev libnav-msgs-dev libpcl-conversions-dev librosbag-dev libroscpp-dev libsensor-msgs-dev libstd-srvs-dev libstereo-msgs-dev libtf2-dev libtf2-msgs-dev libbz2-dev

  • Build with cmake as usual:
mkdir build && cd build
cmake ..

4. License

MRPT is released under the new BSD license.

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