speakup-r functionality

John Covici covici at ccs.covici.com
Sun May 28 18:38:39 EDT 2017

I just have one question -- how did it work with the old serial i/o

On Sun, 28 May 2017 16:48:56 -0400,
Okash Khawaja wrote:
> On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 02:39:17PM -0400, John Covici wrote:
> > Well, find a document such as a text file -- I use emacs for this, but
> > I suppose any editor will work -- of course it has to be in a text
> > console.  Now, make sure the synthesizer supports indexing -- I think
> > indexing support was not implemented for all drivers.  Now do
> > speakup-r and the file should be spoken and when you hit the control
> > key the cursor should be where the last word spoken.  Currently its a
> > number of lines down.  Try this with the old speakup with the serial
> > workaround patch to hear what it is supposed to b like.
> > 
> > Hope this helps.
> Thanks. I don't have a synth that supports indexing. But it looks like
> this fix by Dan Carpenter likely addresses the issue:
> http://linux-speakup.org/pipermail/speakup/2017-May/060802.html
> handle_cursor_read_all() in main.c ultimately calls into
> spk_ttyio_in_nowait. If value returned by spk_ttyio_in_nowait() is 0xff
> when 0x00 is expectd then sentence count and index count will be
> different (higher in this case) than expected.
> I have update speakup.tgz to include this fix. If the above explanation
> makes sense then please test it when possible.
> Okash

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         covici at ccs.covici.com

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