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How to run java node via launch file? [closed]

asked 2012-05-06 20:30:17 -0500

safzam gravatar image

Hi all, How can we include java node in launch file? I know we normally include roscpp and rospy nodes in launch files but how to include such following command in lauch file e.g: rosrun rosjava_bootstrap java_package java_node __name:=j_node Best regards

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by damonkohler
close date 2012-05-21 05:51:28

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answered 2012-05-10 05:44:19 -0500

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The best option currently is to use the installApp task to build an executable jar and wrapper script (see the rosjava_tutorial_pubsub example and the rosjava_core documentation: Then you can use roslaunch to execute it in the same way you would an arbitrary executable.

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Thanks. I have a topic t1 which bublishes strings "yes" and sometimes "no". Another topic t2 publishes string "why" only when t1 bublishes "no". Now I want to get a chart/graph. When and which topic triggered. I have seen the rxplot (only works for numeric values). rxconsole gives the output but in a seraial form. Is there any way you know how to get my desired plot OR how to get a text file from rxconsole so that i can play with in Matlab to get the plot. I mean I am only interested triggering of the topic but on some specific values. Regards and thanks in advance

safzam gravatar image safzam  ( 2012-05-10 23:46:03 -0500 )edit

@safzam This is a separate question. Please ask it separately.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2012-05-20 11:40:02 -0500 )edit

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