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Player on Windows - 2010/04/13 22:52 In case anyone is interested it is now possible to run Player on Windows. I have hacked up the Linux version of the Player 3.0.1 driver for the PC Bot so that it will now build and run on windows. If anyone is interested I can post the source.
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Re:Player on Windows - 2010/04/14 04:23 Hello, that seems very interesting. Are you saying that the whole of Player now works on Windows, with the 914 support by doing this?:

http://playerstage.sourceforge.net/wiki/Windows

...have you done any testing on 32 bit/standard XP?

Let me know if you want to post it and we can make a front page article out of it - happy to host the source here unless you already have a download location in mind.

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Re:Player on Windows - 2010/04/14 04:55 The Player server and and the client libraries work on Windows. Not the Player utilities, Stage, or Gazebo. However, the server and the client libraries give you enough to create a a complete application so that the robot can run autonomously. You can also easily communicate with the Player utilities running on a remote Linux box due to Player's use of sockets.

Yes, my PC Bots are running 32 bit standard XP.

All I did was to take the Linux source and change the portion that sets up the communication with the M3 controller. Let me clean it up a little bit and I will send it to you.
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Re:Player on Windows - 2010/04/14 22:55 Wow - this could be really good. The core features of Player are good because all the support is there for the 914's M3 in terms of Odometry so even as a basic interface to the Bot this will be really useful.
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