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move_base.launch deprecated?

asked 2013-09-30 00:31:27 -0500

updated 2013-10-01 03:15:54 -0500

felix k gravatar image

Is move_base deprecated? If yes, what is the replacement?

when I do

$ roslaunch move_base move_base.launch

I get a lot of warnings like this:

[WARN] [WallTime: 1380536892.711000] You are launching the move_base_0.3_to_0.2.launch file which allows for a deprecated interface to move_base to be used. Please update your code and remove this launch file as soon as possible

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answered 2013-09-30 00:56:27 -0500

fergs gravatar image

That launch file is deprecated (as of 4 years ago! the navigation stack is now version 1.11, and that file was introduced when transitioning from 0.2 to 0.3)

Most people create a configuration for their specific robot, since there are a lot of parameters that can be tuned and tweaked for a specific robot. For a number of examples see: http://wiki.ros.org/navigation/RobotsUsingNavStack

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Thank you. However I see that there are still many examples on the wiki that suggest the use of move_base, for example here: http://wiki.ros.org/navigation/Tutorials/RobotSetup Maybe - I guess - I can ask more useful questions... :P

kr1zz gravatar image kr1zz  ( 2013-10-02 03:05:07 -0500 )edit

Maybe - I guess - I can ask more useful questions... :P

kr1zz gravatar image kr1zz  ( 2013-10-02 03:05:37 -0500 )edit
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Yes, they are using move_base, but not that launch file. move_base is fully supported, that launch file is not really what you want, because it just remaps the old topic names/types to what is currently in move_base.

fergs gravatar image fergs  ( 2013-10-02 16:57:25 -0500 )edit

Hi @fergs I have used a move_base.launch file given here http://www.hessmer.org/blog/2011/04/24/using-the-ros-navigation-stack/. Is it looks ok to you?

RB gravatar image RB  ( 2014-01-20 05:18:27 -0500 )edit

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