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Re: no audio icons sound - SOLVED



Good catch I'll turn that into a customization option to avoid
this issue.

That "serve" for you crashes TTS is a sound-card/alsa/pulse issue
(likely a combination of the three)
>>>>> "lsmithso" == lsmithso  <lsmithso@hare.demon.co.uk> writes:
    lsmithso> The default setting for emacspeak-play-args is
    lsmithso> "-n", but this is an invalid argument on the
    lsmithso> version of aplay installed on my new box. (aplay:
    lsmithso> version 1.0.25 by Jaroslav Kysela
    lsmithso> <perex@perex.cz>). Setting it to "-N" fixes it, and
    lsmithso> icons play reliably without error.
    lsmithso> 
    lsmithso> lsmithso@hare.demon.co.uk writes:
    >> 
    >> It works,as in the icon plays, but it frequently crashes
    >> the TTS, frequently enough to make it unusable.
    >> 
    >> I tried all the functions with the following results:
    >> 
    >> emacspeak-serve-auditory-icon - works, but crashes
    >> tts. emacspeak-native-auditory-icon - doesn't work, says
    >> 'back to top level' whenever an icon was
    >> expected. emacspeak-queue-auditory-icon - doesn't work,
    >> but TTS pauses for 1-2 seconds when icon was expected.
    >> 
    >> T. V. Raman writes: > I'm confused. You earlier said that
    >> switching the auditory icon > function to "serve" fixed
    >> the issue.
    >> > 
    >> > I'm trying to find out which of the functions (see
    >> customization > option emacspeak-auditory-icon-function )
    >> work for your setting. > >>>>> "lsmithso" == lsmithso
    >> <lsmithso@hare.demon.co.uk> writes: > lsmithso>
    >> T. V. Raman writes:
    >> >     >> 
    >> > >> Could you check and follow-up with the following:
    >> >     >> 
    >> > >> 1. What speech server you're using > lsmithso> >
    >> lsmithso> Oralux ibmviavoice
    >> >     >> 
    >> > >> 2. Whic of the auditory-icon functions work vs dont
    >> work > >> in that setting > lsmithso> No auditory icons
    >> work at all. > lsmithso>
    >> >     >> 
    >> > >> 3. Specify if you're using pulse or just pure alsa --
    >> > >> using pulse == pulseaudio server is running >
    >> lsmithso> > lsmithso> Pulseaudio. > lsmithso> > lsmithso>
    >> If it makes a difference, I'm running on a 64-bit >
    >> lsmithso> platform. > lsmithso> > lsmithso> BTW, (setq
    >> emacspeak-auditory-icon-function > lsmithso>
    >> 'emacspeak-serve-auditory-icon) seems to frequently >
    >> lsmithso> crash the TTS,so much so that I had to disable
    >> it. > lsmithso>
    >> >     >> 
    >> > >>>>>> "lsmithso" == lsmithso
    >> <lsmithso@hare.demon.co.uk> > >>>>>> writes: > > lsmithso>
    >> That worked! Thanks. > lsmithso> > >> Hello Les,
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> > >> >> Assuming you have the appropriate variables set
    >> for >> > >> emacspeak to use auditory icons, I remember on
    >> one >> > >> occasion I had to change
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> > >> >> (setq emacspeak-auditory-icon-function >> > >>
    >> 'emacspeak-serve-auditory-icon)
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> > >> >> before the icons would work. I think, from memory,
    >> > >> there's >> a choice of about three values for this >
    >> >> variable, some of >> which may not work.
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> > >> >> HTH
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> > >> >> Rob lsmithso@hare.demon.co.uk writes:
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> >     >> >> -- 
    >> > >> >> Les Smithson
    >> >     >> >> 
    >> > lsmithso> > lsmithso>
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    >> 
    >> -- 
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    lsmithso> -- Les Smithson

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