[ros-users] [Orocos-users] Joint controller manager

Herman Bruyninckx Herman.Bruyninckx at mech.kuleuven.be
Tue Jan 29 12:39:10 UTC 2013

On Tue, 29 Jan 2013, Adolfo Rodríguez Tsouroukdissian wrote:

> All,
> Firstly I'd like to thank you all for the positive feedback the original post received.
> As next steps, it seems that the Willow Garage / hiDOF implementation is a good
> starting point, as it already allows:
> - Loading controllers as plugins, and serializing their execution in a single thread.
> - Creating controllers with arbitrary hardware interfaces.
> I'll be giving this a test-drive, with the immediate steps being to:
> - Write an Orocos 2.6 based component that leverages the controller_manager library.

This will be a good test of the intended "platform independence"; I have
confidence that this will work :-)

> - Trigger each controller with a dedicated, configurable timer event to allow each
> controller to have its own update rate. This timer event should be compatible with
> deployment in hard-realtime and simulated clock contexts.
> Best,
> --
> Adolfo Rodríguez Tsouroukdissian


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