Espeak, gnome-speech and alsa

Jonathan Duddington jsd at
Mon Feb 19 05:08:51 EST 2007

In article <BAY103-DAV786181796A5528CB285258E8A0 at phx.gbl>,

> Anyway what have I done. Portaudio18 does not support alsa, so I
> compiled espeak with portaudio19.

I think some versions of portaudio19 work better than others.

Try using the latest development snapshot of portaudio19 from:
and the eSpeak version 1.20 from:

I'm not very familiar with topics such as portaudio and also, but
Gilles Casse <gcasse at>  has been looking at this.

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