e: Software Speech for SpeakupNewbe, to Linux. Speakup for Debian 2.4.22-2

Sean Murphy smmail at tpg.com.au
Thu Jan 29 22:11:24 EST 2004

Hi All.

I am running kernal 2.4.22-2-686.  I would like to know if anyone has built
speakup for this kernal version and have it in the deb package.  It doesn't
have to be in the package.

I have tryed to compile the application and didn't have any success.  I will
report on my failure later.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Holmes" <steve at holmesgrown.com>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 6:26 AM
Subject: Re: Software Speech for Speakup

> Does this mean the synth driver would need to be run as a daemon,
> continually polling from /dev/softsynth?  If so, hence the meaning of
> "speech server".  I'll have to look at the fopen or open function
> documentation to see how to open in non-block mode.  Conceptually, it
> sounds pretty easy.  But I could probably get fooled by that notion
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 01:05:50PM -0500, Kirk Reiser wrote:
> > That's about right.  YOu open the /dev/softsynth device in nonblocking
> > mode and pass the output to your software synth.  You will have to do
> > translation of the doubletalk style synth control strings into the
> > strings needed for whatever synth you are going to talk to.
> >
> >   Kirk
> >
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