and backspace beeping

randy turner rturner222 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jun 3 13:39:29 EDT 2006

hi Kirk,
changing attrib_bleep to 0 works for me
i even wrote a script in my /etc/rc.d/rc.local that changes it to 0
just thought that someone else could use the info.
randy turner

On Wed, 31 May 2006, Kirk Reiser wrote:

> This is a bug in the current speakup code in cvs.  When Gilles made
> changes he inserted a couple of new functions for reading and
> translating characters in video memory.  He loses the attribute byte
> in the call to his get character function so speakup constantly thinks
> it is moving over a new background colour whenever the cursor moves
> left or right or backspace.  I have hunted the problem down but
> haven't had a chance to fix it yet.
>  Kirk
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