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Void callback subscriber does not work [closed]

asked 2015-05-11 05:21:21 -0500

Alvaro Salcedo gravatar image

updated 2015-05-11 05:22:23 -0500

Hi Ros users

i would like to send odometry (just linear and angular velocity) to another IP via socket udp.

But I have a problem. The problem is that void velsubcallback is not executed and I do not why.. (The catkin_make is ok)

This is my .cpp and my int main (but i think we have to focus on while):

 void velsubcallback(const nav_msgs::Odometry& msg)
         ROS_INFO("variable %f",lectura_ros.linear);        

int main(int argc, char **argv)

int va_send_to;
int long_dir_cli;
int socket_ros; 
struct sockaddr_in dir_serv_socket,dir_cli_socket;
  ros::init(argc, argv, "lanzando_vel");
  ros::NodeHandle n;
    while (ros::ok())

      ros::Subscriber odom_sub = n.subscribe("p3dx/odom", 1000, velsubcallback);

    va_send_to = sendto(socket_ros,(char *)&lectura_ros,sizeof(dato_ros),0,(struct sockaddr *)&dir_cli_socket,sizeof(dir_cli_socket));

Any idea??

Thank you so much!

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alvaro Salcedo
close date 2015-05-12 05:29:02.206099


Have you checked, that data gets published on this topic?

BennyRe gravatar image BennyRe  ( 2015-05-11 05:42:33 -0500 )edit

First of all, thanks!

Yes, I have. Data is publishing on this topic but the problem is that void velsub callback is not executed

Alvaro Salcedo gravatar image Alvaro Salcedo  ( 2015-05-11 06:01:24 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-05-11 07:08:07 -0500

Wolf gravatar image

Move your

  ros::Subscriber odom_sub = n.subscribe("p3dx/odom", 1000, velsubcallback);

outside the while loop. the subscriber only needs to be created once! And be sure to call ros::spinOnce() in your loop. This is the point code code where your callback are actually called!

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Thank you so much. That is work!!

Alvaro Salcedo gravatar image Alvaro Salcedo  ( 2015-05-12 05:27:59 -0500 )edit

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