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Error using joystick_remapper

asked 2012-10-01 17:16:09 -0500

sgwhack gravatar image

updated 2012-10-01 22:27:06 -0500

Lorenz gravatar image

Hi, I'm trying to use the joystick_remapper, and I'm getting the following error every time I run the code:

[ERROR] [1349147615.365296561]: Client [/joystick2] wants topic /logitech to have datatype/md5sum [joy/Joy/e3ef016fcdf22397038b36036c66f7c8], but our version has [sensor_msgs/Joy/5a9ea5f83505693b71e785041e67a8bb]. Dropping connection.

My launch file looks like this:


<node pkg="joy" type="joy_node" name="joystick1" >
  <remap from="joy" to="logitech" />

<node pkg="joystick_remapper" type="" name="joystick2" >
  <remap from="joy_source" to="logitech" />
  <remap from="joy_des" to="joy" />
  <param name="button_mapping" type="str" value="=" />
  <param name="axis_mapping" type="str" value="=" />


Can someone tell me how to make this work? Thanks!

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Why is the node name in the error message joystick2? That name doesn't appear in the launch file.

Lorenz gravatar image Lorenz  ( 2012-10-01 22:30:59 -0500 )edit

I just named it...What should it be? I've tried other stuff, it doesn't seem to matter...unless its something specific that im missing...

sgwhack gravatar image sgwhack  ( 2012-10-02 17:04:18 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-10-03 07:12:05 -0500

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