[ros-users] Finding ROS masters on a local network

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 18:14:50 UTC 2010

> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 2:16 AM, Víctor López
> <victor.lopez at pal-robotics.com> wrote:

>> Is there any way to find computers running roscore on a local network so
>> that I can define my ROS_MASTER_URI to point at them?

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Ken Conley <kwc at willowgarage.com> wrote:
> You may want to take a look at Jon Fink's multimaster implementation:
> http://www.ros.org/wiki/Repositories#multimaster-ros-pkg
> It includes a pybonjour client for locating other masters.

I like the zeroconf approach.

Has any thought been given to registering something like "rosmaster"
as an RFC 2782 Service Type?


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