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Re: dtk-soft question



It seems you haven't compiled the speech server in Emacspeak. If this is
the case, tehn go to /..../emacspeak/servers/software-dtk and type
"make" in order to compile it. Only after this step you will obtain the
"tcldtk.so" file.
Good luck !


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Nath


Doug Lawlor <dlawlor@warp.nfld.net> writes:

> Hello list, I have just installed emacspeak and I can not get the 
> dtk-soft server to communicate with the DECtalk software synthesizer.  
> I can send 
> text to the synthesizer using the 'say' program which comes with it but 
> the emacspeak server fails to do anything.  
> When I go into the '/usr/share/emacs/site-list/emacspeak/servers' 
> directory and type 'tcl dtk-soft' I get 'Calling tts startup.' and 
> nothing happens.  What variables or libraries am I missing?  The 
> following emacspeak variables are in my /etc/profile file.  
> export EMACSPEAK_DIR=/usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak
> export DTK_PROGRAM=dtk-soft
> When I first tried to run the server it complained that it could not 
> find 'tcldtk.so'.  I then put a link into /usr/local/lib and ran 
> 'ldconfig' to update the libraries.   If it makes any difference I am 
> running Slackware 9.0, emacs 21.2, and emacspeak 18.0 compiled from 
> sources.  If there is any more information needed please let me know.  I 
> am really looking forward to getting this working.  If there is any 
> documentation on this please let me know also.  I am generally terrible 
> at reading docs.  
> 
> Thanks in advance, 
> Doug
> 
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