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[ROS2] Making rclcpp::Publisher a template class [closed]

asked 2019-07-11 14:05:49 -0600

ahtsan gravatar image

Is it possible to do that? Like

template <typename T>
class CustomerPublisher : public rclcpp::Node
   typename rclcpp::Publisher<T>::SharedPtr publisher_;

I tried it and instantiate a CustomerPublisher<std_msgs::msg::String>. It is able to compile, but got the following error

...undefined reference to `CustomerPublisher<std_msgs::msg::String_<std::allocator<void> > >::publish(std_msgs::msg::String_<std::allocator<void> >)'
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answered 2019-07-11 18:37:01 -0600

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Answering myself: Do the function definition in .hpp works.

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