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Re: emacspeak without tcl8.4



DTK_PROGRAMshould identify the server, it should not be set to
the full path.

>>>>> "Jude" == Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@shellworld.net> writes:
    Jude> I got the DTk_PROGRAM variable pointed at
    Jude> /home/jude/git/emacspeak/servers/espeak and file espeak
    Jude> in that directory identifies it as a tcl 8.4 script. I
    Jude> think it's executable since after having started
    Jude> emacspeak 35.0 up and running c-eN I get the news file
    Jude> up and no user visible changes are documented in it for
    Jude> emacspeak 35.0 .
    Jude> 
    Jude> On Mon, 12 Mar 2012, Steve Holmes wrote:
    Jude> 
    >> I've also been using emacspeak with the espeak server for
    >> over a year on Arch Linux now. I'm current so dunno what
    >> version of tcl is running but I haven't had any
    >> problems. I'm using emacspeak from the SVN package
    >> available from AUR and that places all its files in
    >> standard emacs lisp libraries basically. The only problem
    >> I have had so far is getting capital letters to speak in a
    >> higher pitch when cursoring over them a letter at a
    >> time. Pitch changes when I have style changes or when
    >> reading capitalized words but not individual
    >> letters. That's probably an espeak thing with emacspeak
    >> though I get pitch changes with Orca and speakuip.
    >> 
    >> On 3/11/12, Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> wrote:
    >> >
    >> > OK, that being the case, then setting
    >> DTK_PROGRAM=/usr/bin/espeak is > incorrect. You need to
    >> set DTK_PROGRAM to the espeak script within the > servers
    >> > directory of the emacspeak tree. Note that you may need
    >> to change the > execution > bits on the espeak TCL script
    >> to make it executable.
    >> >
    >> > Tim
    >> >
    >> > Jude DaShiell writes: > > By way of further
    >> clarification, /usr/bin/espeak and /usr/bin/eflite were >
    >> > created by the espeak and eflite packages
    >> respectively.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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    >> of "unsubscribe" or "help".
    >> >  > >  >
    >> >  > >
    >> >  > >
    >> >  >
    >> >  > ----------------------------------------------------------------
    >> > > Jude <jdashiel-at-shellworld-dot-net> > >
    >> <http://www.shellworld.net/~jdashiel/nj.html>
    >> >  >
    >> >  >
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    >> >
    >> > --
    >> > Tim Cross > Information Technology > University of New
    >> England > Phone: +61 2 6773 3210 > Mobile: 0428 212217 >
    >> Fax: +61 2 6773 3424 > E-Mail: tcross@une.edu.au > Web:
    >> http://www.une.edu.au/itd
    >> > ---
    >> > Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint
    >> attachments. > See
    >> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html
    >> >
    >> > Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more
    >> violent. It takes a > touch of genius (and a lot of
    >> courage) to move in the opposite direction. > ?Albert
    >> Einstein
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >
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    Jude> 
    Jude> ----------------------------------------------------------------
    Jude> Jude <jdashiel-at-shellworld-dot-net>
    Jude> <http://www.shellworld.net/~jdashiel/nj.html>
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--raman

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