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What is the functionality of --pause flag in rosbag play cmd ?

asked 2020-09-22 23:46:32 -0600

Shiva_uchiha gravatar image

I came across an application where --pause flag argument was used in rosbag play cmd . I checked the wiki it says it starts the ros bag in paused mode . I was wondering what passed mode means.

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a few lines before it says:

Additionally, during playing, you can pause at any time by pressing space. When paused, you can step through messages by pressing s.

I suppose it will be that

Solrac3589 gravatar image Solrac3589  ( 2020-09-23 02:22:36 -0600 )edit

got it (Y)

Shiva_uchiha gravatar image Shiva_uchiha  ( 2020-09-23 09:25:09 -0600 )edit

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answered 2020-09-23 02:20:48 -0600

mgruhler gravatar image

It means the replay is paused. So it does not publish anything. You have to unpause it (in the terminal by pressing the space key, usually) to have it play...

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