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Nextage ros bridge simulation issue

asked 2017-06-12 08:41:02 -0500

CesarHoyosM gravatar image

Hi everyone, I think this is not a question, but a suggestion.

I have been following rtmos tutorials, and I found an Issue with in the http://wiki.ros.org/rtmros_nextage/Tu... "Running ROS process, operating via scripts and GUI.", and specifically, in the third part: "Run python script for interactive operation".

The point is that when I run a simulation with:

ipython -i `rospack find nextage_ros_bridge`/script/nextage.py 

It always return error to connect with my simulation model.

At this point, I found the path to the main.wrl modelfile, so I satarted to use this in calls to nextage.py script by:

ipython -i `rospack find nextage_ros_bridge`/script/nextage.py -- --modelfile  /opt/ros/indigo/share/nextage_description/models/main.wrl

Checking the nextage.py script, I figured out what was happening, and is that modelfile hardcode does not exists on my system (I have installed all following tutorials).

Now I have changed the path to

 /opt/ros/indigo/share/nextage_description/models/main.wrl  
and everything works as described in tutorials.

I have been reading how to suggest a change but I am not sure how to proceed, so if anyone can explain me how to proceed or suggest this change himself I would be really thankful.

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answered 2017-06-12 11:17:49 -0500

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updated 2017-06-12 16:19:22 -0500

Thanks for pointing that out. While I agree that particular error is annoying and could be confusing for novice users, all system should be working without significant issue despite the error message. I opened a ticket on the devel repository to discuss any improvement.

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Ok! Thanks for your quick answer! I am novice here as you said, but if I can do anything to help let me know.

CesarHoyosM gravatar image CesarHoyosM  ( 2017-06-12 11:29:18 -0500 )edit

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