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Re: patches for emacspeak on gentoo linux



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That's intresting.

I ran your test here just now using the espeak server (I don't have a
dectalk), and it worked fine and did not segfault.

Thanks,

William

On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 07:30:51PM -0700, T. V. Raman wrote:
> 
> I had to undo the tcl8.4 patch because at least on ubuntu 6,
>  8.4 randomly segfaults.
> 
> Curiously enough it segfaults if you invoke the tcl script as an
> executable.
> 
> I've reverted that patch until we can find out more.
> 
> To trigger the segfault on ubuntu --
> invoke the dtk-exp script as an example:
> 
> /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/servers/dtk-exp
> q foo
> q bar
> d
> 
> The above triggers a segfault.
> 
> invoking it as tcl <scriptname>
> does not trigger the same segfault.
> 
> >>>>> "tvr" == T V Raman <raman@users.sf.net> writes:
>     tvr> I've applied all 3 patches, thanks.
>     tvr> 
>     tvr> Heads-up to all on the list: All speech servers now use
>     tvr> tcl8.4 --- this change has been due for a while.
>     tvr> 
>     tvr> This also means that if you're running something old
>     tvr> like RedHat 7 then you're probably out of luck.
>     tvr> 
>     >>>>>> "William" == William Hubbs <williamh@gentoo.org>
>     >>>>>> writes:
>     William> Hello all, I am the maintainer for the emacspeak
>     William> package on gentoo linux.  Recently, I was requested
>     William> to make version 26 available.
>     William> 
>     William> One of our users reported some issues to me with
>     William> emacspeak 26, and I used his information to write
>     William> patches against svn emacspeak.  I am attaching them
>     William> to this message, and I would like comments, or if it
>     William> is possible, could they be encorporated into the
>     William> official source?
>     William> 
>     William> The first patch (emacspeak-makefile.patch) fixes the
>     William> makefile so that the directory servers/linux-espeak
>     William> is included in the distribution.  The second patch
>     William> (emacspeak-espeak-fix.patch) fixes a compile error
>     William> in the tclespeak.cpp source file.  The third patch
>     William> (emacspeak-tclx84.patch) converts the tcl scripts to
>     William> tcl/tclx 8.4, which is what gentoo is using.
>     William> 
>     William> Comments would be appreciated.
>     William> 
>     William> Thanks much,
>     William> 
>     William> -- William Hubbs gentoo accessibility team lead
>     William> williamh@gentoo.org
>     tvr> 
>     tvr> -- Best Regards, --raman
>     tvr> 
>     tvr>       
>     tvr> Email: raman@users.sf.net WWW:
>     tvr> http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/ AIM: emacspeak GTalk:
>     tvr> tv.raman.tv@gmail.com PGP:
>     tvr> http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/raman-almaden.asc Google:
>     tvr> tv+raman IRC: irc://irc.freenode.net/#emacs
>     tvr> 
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> -- 
> Best Regards,
> --raman
> 
>       
> Email:  raman@users.sf.net
> WWW:    http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/
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- -- 
William Hubbs
gentoo accessibility team lead
williamh@gentoo.org
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