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Shutdown rosout

asked 2013-06-26 09:40:57 -0500

kaoao gravatar image

updated 2014-04-20 14:06:45 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Hey, I have a ros application that has a GUI on top of it. When I close the window from the GUI, I call ros::shutdown() in all of my nodes. I checked to make sure I was killing all my nodes by using rosnode list. All my nodes are shutdown but rosout is still alive. Is there a way to get rosout to shutdown without SIGINT? I would like my program to exit cleanly when the GUI window closes.


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answered 2013-06-26 10:01:55 -0500

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I think rosout is kept alive by the roscore process. If you didn't want to send a SIGINT, you could try the answer on this question and add required="true" to one of your nodes that shuts down. That's if the core was launched with the launch file, of course.

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thanks, that works :D

kaoao gravatar image kaoao  ( 2013-06-27 03:46:19 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-06-26 09:57:50 -0500

updated 2013-06-26 09:58:25 -0500

rosout is started and stopped by roscore. You do not need to shut it down manually. In fact, if you did shut it down, roscore would restart it.

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