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I am trying to build OSRM on a Ubuntu system (14.04 LTS, up-to-date, 64 bit), but I am getting a "Could NOT find OSMPBF" error.

First I followed the Ubuntu 14.04 instructions on the Building on Ubuntu page. This appears to have installed everything successfully. Next I followed it with the General Build Instructions:

git clone https://github.com/Project-OSRM/osrm-backend.git
cd osrm-backend
mkdir -p build
cd build
cmake ..
make

This fails at the cmake line with:

-- Building on a 64 bit system
-- Configuring OSRM in release mode
-- LTO working
-- Boost version: 1.54.0
-- Found the following Boost libraries:
--   date_time
--   filesystem
--   iostreams
--   program_options
--   regex
--   system
--   thread
--   unit_test_framework
-- Found Intel TBB
-- Looking for Luabind...
-- Found Luabind: /usr/lib/libluabind.so
-- Looking for LuaJIT 5.2
-- Could NOT find LUAJIT (missing:  LUAJIT_LIBRARIES) 
-- Performing Test LUABIND_WORKS
-- Performing Test LUABIND_WORKS - Success
-- Luabind/Lua5.2 combination working with /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/liblua5.2.so
-- Looking for STXXL...
-- Found STXXL: /usr/lib/libstxxl.so
-- OpenMP support found. Linking just in case for stxxl
-- Looking for OSMPBF...
CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:108 (message):
  Could NOT find OSMPBF (missing: OSMPBF_LIBRARY OSMPBF_INCLUDE_DIR)
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:315 (_FPHSA_FAILURE_MESSAGE)
  cmake/FindOSMPBF.cmake:46 (FIND_PACKAGE_HANDLE_STANDARD_ARGS)
  CMakeLists.txt:283 (find_package)


-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!
See also "/home/richard/osrm/osrm-backend/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeOutput.log".
See also "/home/richard/osrm/osrm-backend/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeError.log".

I can post the logs if necessary: CMakeError.log has a sequence of errors including undefined reference to pthread_create (doesn't appear to be related?) CMakeOutput.log is much bigger, but the last build command reported is

Run Build Command:/usr/bin/make "cmTryCompileExec3258574548/fast"
/usr/bin/make -f CMakeFiles/cmTryCompileExec3258574548.dir/build.make CMakeFiles
/cmTryCompileExec3258574548.dir/build

...and it appears to have been successful.

Can anyone see what my problem is? Or where I should look? OSRM is new to me (hence my attempt to install & build, so that I can experiment with it), so I am not sure how OSMPBF fits in, or where to look. Also this Linux box has not been used for C++ dev work before, so it is possible a common tool might be missing? (I usually use Linux for Python dev). However the first step from Building on Ubuntu should have installed all the extras (cmake, boost, etc).

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Same problem - instructions on OSRM github are incomplete. I've fixed it by:

sudo apt-get install libosmpbf-dev
  • Thanks - that pushes me further forward - now I'm getting an error from CMake that PROTOBUF_LIBRARY has been set to NOTFOUND – winwaed Sep 6 '15 at 17:14
  • Try to find required libraries here: osrm-installation It looks like you need to install "libprotobuf-dev" – dmbreaker Sep 7 '15 at 9:56
  • Thanks, yes that has fixed it. Now appears to have built okay. Still early in the learning curve here, but I think OSRM shows a lot of promise. If it lives up to that promise I hope to be eventually a part of the community/dev team... – winwaed Sep 7 '15 at 15:39
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You try to use the unstable version from the develop branch. We recently removed the dependency for OSMPBF.

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    Perhaps the instructions should give links to both the latest stable and the dev branches? – winwaed Sep 6 '15 at 17:14

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