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how to install foreign relay package

asked 2015-01-05 00:05:22 -0500

milorenus gravatar image

HI everyone! i am very new in ROS, and i am trying to use foreign_relay package to transfer topics between two computers(ROS_MASTER). but in the documentation page i didn't see how to download or install the package. can anyone help me please?


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answered 2015-01-05 08:17:41 -0500

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Since you're "very new" to ROS, you likely don't need foreign_relay. ROS is a distributed system that supports topic sharing between computers out-of-the-box -- you simply need to use the ROS_MASTER_URI environment variable (see the Running ROS across multiple machines tutorial).

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