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Last Updated 2014-12-01


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retalis 0.0.1


    Retalis Language for Information Processing and Management in Autonomous Robot Software

    Copyright (C) 2014 __Pouyan Ziafati__ __ 
    University of Luxembourg, Supported by the Fonds National de la Recherche, Luxembourg   

    Retalis Integrates the ELE language of the complex event processing system ETALIS ( )   

    Retalis is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    Retalis is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    GNU General Public License for more details.                   

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with Retalis.  If not, see <>.    

*** Installation:

Step 0: it is assumed that the "retalis" package has been downloaded to the "catkin_ws/src" folder

Step 1: install OpenGL Mathematics (GLM)  
    1- sudo apt-get install libglm-dev

Step 2: install SWI-PL as a shared library
    1- Download pl source code (6.2.2. for me) from
    2- Extract the tarball and edit the build.templ file as follows: 
        Set PREFIX=/usr
        Set SUDO="sudo"
        Disable some library that might cause problem by uncommenting 
            export DISABLE_PKGS="ssl  xpce zlib"
        Uncomment the following
            EXTRACFG+=" --enable-shared"

    3- Run build.templ. (as root)
    4- Make sure has been created. In my system, it is found at

Step 3: install Retalis as follows
    1- In the CMakeLists.txt file, change "/usr/lib/swipl-6.6.6/include" and "/usr/lib/swipl-6.6.6/lib/x86_64-linux" to refer to the include and lib folders of your SWI-PL installtion, respectively
    2- catkin_make (in your catkin workspace)
    3- roscd retalis
    4- In the file, change '/home/robolab/catkin_ws' and '/usr/lib/swipl-6.6.6/lib/x86_64-linux' to refer to the catkin workspace and the lib folder of your SWI-PL installation, respectively
    4- Run the file as root (you might first need to make the file executable by: sudo chmod +x