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launch file to run nodes on multiple machines

asked 2013-08-13 16:03:06 -0500

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I am trying to write a lunch file to run a node on my turtlebot robot and visualizes the results in rviz on my workstation. To start the turtlebot I like to include the minimal.launch file which is located on the turtlebot. The launch file I am writing is on the workstation. Can someone help me to configure the "include " statement to let the launch file know that minimal.launch is located on the turtlebot. the "include" command doesnot have "machine=..." option.

What does this mean "You can also use the $(env ENVIRONMENT_VARIABLE) syntax within include tags to load in .launch files based on environment variables (e.g. MACHINE_NAME)."

Also, do you have a launch file to do what is state in : Talker / listener across two machines www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Tutorials/MultipleMachines

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answered 2013-11-16 00:04:47 -0500

Fabien R gravatar image

You have to look at the section 4 of this page

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