[patch 0/6] staging: speakup: migrate synths to use TTY-based comms

Al Sten-Clanton albert.e.sten_clanton at verizon.net
Sun Apr 30 11:02:43 EDT 2017

Thank you very much from me as well.  I'll be a truly happy camper if 
once again I can use Speakup with my TripleTalk LT.


On 4/30/2017 7:06 AM, Okash Khawaja wrote:
> Hi Tony,
>> On 30 Apr 2017, at 11:21, Tony Baechler <tony at baechler.net> wrote:
>> I'm sorry for asking this, but does this mean I don't need to apply the hack to grab serial ports in recent kernels? In other words, if I load speakup_dectlk, will it actually work without the patch to serialio.c which was posted a long time ago?
> Yes
>> I'm not a programmer. All recent kernels don't let the synths grab the serial ports, so when the modules load, you get no speech. Is this resolved?
> Migrated synths don't do port stealing so that shouldn't be a problem.
>> Also, can you give a brief summary of user-visible changes in your patches over the past months?
> So these patches don't change user-visible functionality. Any change on that side resulting from these patches will be useful feedback. The changes only alter the way the drivers communicate with external synths.
>> I'm compiling a 4.10 kernel with your patches and I want to know what to test and if there are new features. Your speakup2 tarball compiled fine on Debian kernel 4.10.7.
> That's great! If anything that would be the bottleneck in testing :)
>> Thanks very much for your many patches and the huge amount of work you put into this. I'm looking forward to testing.
> Means a lot :)
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