How to use ROS 2 shared memory in snaps

Hi there,

After receiving a few times a question regarding an error message issued by ROS 2 applications in snaps, we decided to put together a blog post on this matter:

How to use ROS 2 shared memory in snaps

In this post we review the shared memory mechanism in ROS 2, explaining why the shared memory feature causes error messages in snaps, and proposes different solutions to tackle it.

I hope you will find it an interesting read, and as usual we’d love to get your feedback. Feel free to reach out to the snapcraft forum.

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