No, we don't have gentoo docs for gnome and accessibility, mainly because we don't have someone who knows both gnome and gnopernicus well enough, who uses it who can write the docs. I haven't had time to write them because I'm currently on dialup at home and don't plan on trying to install gnome over dialup, plus I've been waiting for freetts and gnome-speech to play nice so I have a synthasizer besides festival since festival and gnopernicus still have some issues with speech markers.
Yes the mozilla source in distfiles is the orrigional source. Any patches that are applied are generally found in /usr/portage/herd/packagename/files (unless the patches are overly large)
On Mon, 31 May 2004, Kenny Hitt wrote:
> Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 20:47:46 -0500
> From: Kenny Hitt <kenny@...>
> Reply-To: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] building an accessible mozilla
> Hi. I haven't had any real problems getting Gentoo's gnome up and
> running with Gnopernicus. You have to uncheck the "lsave session on log
> out" option in sessions or you will have multiple copies of Gnopernicus
> running, but it's not a problem. Also, rm ~/gnome2/session before you
> try to log in again.
> Do you have any docs with Gentoo specific info for setting up Gnome
> It looks like something in Gentoo breaks accessibility in Mozilla 1.6.
> The Mozilla 1.6 on my Debian box does have accessibility, so I believe
> my problem has something to do with the ebuild script. I'll try
> building from source instead of the ebuild and see if I can get it
> working. Is mozilla-source-1.6.tar.bz2 in /usr/portage/distfiles
> official Mozilla source or a Gentoo modified version?
> Thanks in advance.
> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 10:36:14AM -0500, Deedra Waters wrote:
> > Hi kenny,
> > I've not played with gnome 2.6 or mozilla recently, but I gather that if you use the accessibility useflag, it should enable accessibility in everything gnome related. I don't know if this applies to just gnome stuff, or other packages like mozilla etc. Maybe one of the gnome accessibility folks can answer this here?
> > We have a gnome-accessibility herd that handles the accessibility issues that are related to gnome and gentoo.
> > On Fri, 28 May 2004, Kenny Hitt wrote:
> > > Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 07:19:35 -0500
> > > From: Kenny Hitt <kenny@...>
> > > Reply-To: email@example.com
> > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > Subject: [gentoo-accessibility] building an accessible mozilla
> > >
> > > Hi. Has anyone managed to build Mozilla using the mozaccess flag? It
> > > fails on every version I've tried. If I build Mozilla without the
> > > mozaccess flag, the browser is useless for Gnome or Freedombox. I've
> > > looked on google, but haven't found a solution.
> > > I'm using the ~x86 version of Gentoo. I can get Gnome 2.6 and
> > > Gnopernicus 0.8.4 to work, just not Mozilla.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > > Kenny
> > >
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