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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] speakup on gentoo
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 13:36:45
Message-Id: 20080424133640.GA30440@linux1
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] speakup on gentoo by Robert Grieve
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Hi Robert,

I just did an update to the speechd-up ebuild in the tree which should
fix the issues you mentioned.  The new version of speechd-up is
speechd-up-0.4-r3.  Emerge this and let me know how it works for you.



On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 06:37:22PM +1200, Robert Grieve wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 23:41 -0500, William Hubbs wrote: > > > Speechd-up is still the way to link software speech to speakup. > > Just do an emerge speechd-up to install the packages. The default > > synthesizer is espeak, and it and speech dispatcher will be installed as > > dependencies of speechd-up. Once you have everything emerged, add > > speech-dispatcher and speechd-up to your default runlevel. > > > > Yes, the files that were in /proc/speakup have been moved to > > /sys/module/speakup/parameters. > > In order to get this working with the new system I had to do a little > hacking in /etc/init.d/speechdup. > > Specifically at top level > SPEAKUPDIR=/sys/module/speakup/parameters # Not /proc/speakup > > and in load_speakup() > > echo soft > ${SPEAKUPDIR}/synth #which used to read echo sftsyn > > I have no idea how, but people who want this to work for kernels > >=gentoo-sources-2.6.25-r1 need these in /etc/init.d/speechd-up, > and people who want the pre 2.6.25 need the way it is as of this morning > Which had the following at the top if it helps. > > $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/app-accessibility/speechd-up/files/speechd-up.rc,v 1.6 2007/05/30 04:05:27 williamh Exp $ > > Hope this is more helpful than annoying. > Best, > Robert
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