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Re: emacspeak without tcl8.4



Yep, /home/jude/git/emacspeak would be considered the emacspeak root directory.

Tim

Jude DaShiell writes:
 > Tim,
 > 
 > What emacspeak put into its servers directory tree was left in it's 
 > servers tree.  If I build emacspeak starting in 
 > /home/jude/git/emacspeak/ is that directory considered the root 
 > directory for emacspeak?  If so, all of this may be possible.
 > 
 > On Mon, 12 Mar 2012, Tim Cross wrote:
 > 
 > > 
 > > Jude,
 > > 
 > > be aware that both the upstream e-speak package and emacspeak come with
 > > executable files called espeak. You need to ensure the espeak executable emacs
 > > and emacspeak are using is the correct one. 
 > > 
 > > Also note that the espeak tcl script provided by emacspeak has an expectation
 > > that the shared library it loads is in a subdirectory relative to the scripts
 > > working directory called linux-espeak. If the espeak script has been moved to
 > > /usr/bin, in addition to causing conflicts with the e-speak pacakge binary of
 > > the same name, the emacspeak espeak script will likely fail because it cannot
 > > load the atcleci.so library. The script would need to be modified if its
 > > location is changed from the servers directory. 
 > > 
 > > The EMACSPEAK_DIR should not be set to point to /usr/bin. This variable is used
 > > by emacspeak to find lisp files, auditory icons and other auxillary data files
 > > and should point to the root of the emacspeak directory, not to /usr/bin.
 > > 
 > > I have also used tcl8.5 with both outloud and espeak with no problems. 
 > > 
 > > Tim
 > > 
 > > Jude DaShiell writes:
 > >  > That's the situation in archlinux which has a unique upgrade policy.  The 
 > >  > policy is that rolling upgrades take place.  There's no freezing or 
 > >  > different versions like with Debian and for now archlinux left tcl8.4 in 
 > >  > favor of tcl8.5.  If this is an impossible build environment, for as long 
 > >  > as the necessary files from tcl8.4 remain available for download on the 
 > >  > internet it may be useful for the emacspeak project to have the links to 
 > >  > them documented.  While emacspeak was installed on this system, it and 
 > >  > espeak and eflite were all in the /usr/bin directory and I had echo 
 > >  > $DTK_PROGRAM returning either eflite or espeak once .profile was modified 
 > >  > correctly and echo $EMACSPEAK_DIR returned /usr/bin.  Even with these 
 > >  > conditions, and with the understanding that talking arch uses espeak to 
 > >  > talk in the first place running emacspeak only got me a process speaker 
 > >  > not running message after which I had to issue the three finger salute to 
 > >  > exit the environment.  For now, emacspeak is in unsupported status on 
 > >  > archlinux and if it gets enough votes and an adopter it could move into a 
 > >  > supported status.
 > >  > 
 > >  > ----------------------------------------------------------------
 > >  > Jude <jdashiel-at-shellworld-dot-net>
 > >  > <http://www.shellworld.net/~jdashiel/nj.html>
 > >  > 
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 > > 
 > 
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------
 > Jude <jdashiel-at-shellworld-dot-net>
 > <http://www.shellworld.net/~jdashiel/nj.html>
 > 

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