On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 08:19:10AM -0700, John Wise wrote: > On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 07:54:23AM -0400, Morgan, J. MR CLCRS/DFL wrote: > > John Wise recently asked about compiling emacspeak on cygwin. I'm > > curious to know how you get emacspeak working under cygwin. I have a > > machine at home running xp and jaws . I've installed cygwin and I use > > it to do tasks that are apparently impossible under windows. > > Last night I downloaded and installed emacs-22.1. I checked out > > emacspeak from svn. I got through the make config and make steps with > > no errors. > > What steps do you take from here? > > What speech server do you use under cygwin? > > Assuming you get everything installed, then what? Do you turn off your > > screen reader and run "emacspeak -e" from a commandline? > > Regards, > > John > > > > John J Morgan > > Center For Languages, Cultures, and Regional studies > > 745 Brewerton Road > > West Point, New York, 10996 > > Phone: 845-938-5329 > > Email: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Cell: 914-382-6925 > > Fax: 845-938-3585 > > > > I use festival lite. Others on the list may be able to recommends something > better but this has worked for me. > > Go to > http://www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/flite/packed/flite-1.3/ > and download > flite-1.3-release.tar.gz > > you won't need the exe but just follow the instructions in README under > Compilation > > you can then move the flite-1.3-release directory to /usr/src or note where > it is. > > Download > eflite from > http://eflite.sourceforge.net/ > and follow the instructions in the INSTALL. Be sure to path to your flite in > the configure, for me > > ./configure flite_dir=/usr/src/flite-1.3-release > > I could not get emacspeak to finish its make install, but I did get it to run > using a shell script described in section 5.1 of the INSTALL for eflite > > #!/bin/sh > > export EMACS_UNIBYTE=1 > export DTK_PROGRAM=/usr/local/bin/eflite > emacs -q -l /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/lisp/emacspeak-setup.el > # You may want to add "-l $HOME/.emacs" to the previous line > > Hope I haven't been too pedantic, but hope that helps. > > As a disclaimer, I am sighted, but I have glaucoma and an interest in > accessible technologies. I'm also having problems gettting eflite to compile > on a second machine, so someone on the list may want to recommend something > else. > > I suspect some changes in versions go to /usr/src/flite-1.3-release/build/i386-cygwin cp -r lib /usr/src/flite-1.3-release/ go back to eflite build dir and run ./configure flite_dir=/usr/src/flite-1.3-release and make make test make install You might want to use cvs (smile) but this works, mostly, although emacspeak reports the error Theme /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/sounds/default-8k/ is missing its configuration file. I have to use the F10 menu f e to exit instead of C-x C-c although if I run Cygwin/X and emacspeak in an X term C-x C-c will exit. -- -- -john -- Even offering three hundred bowls of food three times a day does not match the spiritual merit gained in one moment of love. - Nagarjuna ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the emacspeak list or change your address on the emacspeak list send mail to "email@example.com" with a subject of "unsubscribe" or "help"
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