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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: Emacspeak
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2007 02:49:06 -0500
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On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 04:32:35PM -0700, zkline@... wrote:
> Hello,
> 	The tweaks are as follows:
> First off, you need to checkout the svn source, as I previously indicated.  From there, make sure you have the Emacs URL package installed, as I've also explained.

I have found that if you emerge emacs-22.1 the emacs url handling package is no longer an issue.

> Do a 'make config', and then a 'make emacspeak'.  'make install' can then be run, and you should get a mostly working system.  The tweaks come into place mostly for my own personal preference of using Espeak as a speech synthesizer.
> There is a file in /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/servers/linux-espeak/tclespeak.cpp.  On line 612, change the type declaration from 'char' to 'const char', and run make.  That will build the required library.  
> After this, go into /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/servers/espeak, and since Gentoo normally provides Tcl and Tclx 8.4, change the first line to #!/usr/bin/tclsh, and add somewhere before the first set statement:
> package require Tclx

I should be able to do this with a patch.

> From this point, things should work with Espeak as a synthesizer.  I suppose they aren't really required tweaks, but they're what I did when I installed the system manually.
> I hope this is clear enough.
> Thanks, and do let me know if not,
> Zack.
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