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launch file find with current pkg name

asked 2016-08-19 08:24:22 -0600

Markus Bader gravatar image

updated 2016-08-19 08:25:30 -0600


Is there a way to resolve the current pkg folder name related to a launch file? My launch files uses the

$(find current_pkg)/my_file.xy

substitution to find and resolve a file in my current package. Every time I am renaming my pkg or if have to check all the finds. Is there a more common way such as


Greetings Markus

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answered 2016-08-19 10:40:15 -0600

ElizabethA gravatar image

If you can set a system-wide environment variable for CURRENT_PKG (might need to put it in ~/.bashrc file), you can swap the $(find current_pkg) part with $(env CURRENT_PKG).

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nice idea, but i have multiple such packages.

Markus Bader gravatar imageMarkus Bader ( 2016-11-13 00:40:24 -0600 )edit

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