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I'm trying to write a little client to access osm maps. What I did so far is:

ros::init(argc, argv, "Geo");
ros::NodeHandle n;
ros::ServiceClient client = n.serviceClient<geographic_msgs::GetGeographicMap>("geographic_msgs");
geographic_msgs::GetGeographicMap srv;

srv.request.url = "";

If I run the programm I always get "failed" as an output. Could anyone tell me how to connect to the maps correctly?

Thanks in advance, Chris

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2014-09-09 09:55:59 -0500 commented answer How to use geographic_msgs?

Thanks for your help

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2014-09-09 04:11:50 -0500 commented answer How to use geographic_msgs?

Do you know how the server in this package is called and how I can run it?

2014-09-09 02:44:00 -0500 commented answer How to use geographic_msgs?

I downloaded a part of the map previously and used:

srv.request.url = "package:///home/user/map.osm";

But this is not working either.

2014-09-09 01:34:08 -0500 commented question How to use geographic_msgs?

Unfortunately the service seems not to be running. I tried to run it with rosrun, but there was no executable found. I compiled the Package with catkin_make before and I had no error as a result. In addition the Package seems to be a Metapackage. So how could I start the service?