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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: speakup on gentoo
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 08:36:41 -0500
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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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William Hubbs
gentoo accessibility team lead
williamh@g.o
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