espeakup Shouldn't Presume Pulseaudio

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Tue Jul 24 03:49:02 EDT 2012

Last time I looked, this was configurable in the make file.
You can compile espeak such that it would always use alsa.
HTH, Willem

On Mon, 23 Jul 2012, Janina Sajka wrote:

> The latest Espeak I have, version 1.46.02, appears to insist on using
> pulse audio if it finds pulse installed on the system. In other words,
> commands like:
> pasuspender espeak hello
> do not have the intended effect.
> This is wrong, very wrong. And, it wreaks havoc between Speakup and
> Orca. Where to direct audio output should at least be a configurable
> option, but most certainly not the result of some inbuilt huristic.
> Janina
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