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Running the Drop node from a launch file

asked 2019-05-12 08:27:37 -0500

yakovkor gravatar image

updated 2019-05-12 15:06:40 -0500

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I want to run the drop node from topic_tools package with others nodes in a launch file, how can i do this?

i saw this example:

<node name="listener1" pkg="rospy_tutorials" type="listener.py" args="--test" respawn="true" />

but i don't know what 'name' and 'type' should be.

thanks

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answered 2019-05-12 15:11:34 -0500

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This is almost a duplicate of #q40304, but that is with throttle instead of drop.

The idea is similar though:

<launch>
  <node name="foo_dropper" type="drop" pkg="topic_tools" args="<intopic> <X> <Y> [outtopic]" />
</launch>

Where you'd replace <intopic> <X> <Y> [outtopic] with the appropriate values of course.

Refer to the wiki page for more information on the usage and command line arguments of drop.

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Hi, i'll try this tomorrow. thanks!

yakovkor gravatar imageyakovkor ( 2019-05-12 15:32:00 -0500 )edit

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