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Re: Debian and Red Hat packages for Emacspeak 6.0



BRIAN G. POWELL wrote:
> 
>    Date: Sat, 31 May 1997 22:21:25 -0400
>    From: "James R. Van Zandt" <jrv@vanzandt.mv.com>
> 
>    I have uploaded Debian and Red Hat binary and source code packages for
>    Emacspeak 6.0 and my DoubleTalk driver.  The DoubleTalk driver now
>    handles version 6.0 of emacspeak, and previous versions as well.
> 
>    The Debian packages have been installed in the "unstable"
>    distribution, and should be found in most Debian mirror sites shortly.
>    The path should be something like hamm/hamm/binary/editors .  The
>    package names are "emacspeak" for the primary distribution files,
>    including drivers for the DECtalk, and "emacspeak-dt" for the
>    DoubleTalk LT driver.  The command to install both packages is
> 
>            dpkg -i emacspeak_6.0-1_all.deb emacspeak-dt_0.15-1_i386.deb
> 
>    If you have a DECtalk instead of a DoubleTalk, just omit the second
>    file name.  The configuration program will be run automatically.  You
>    can rerun it later with the command
> 
>            /usr/sbin/emacspeakconfig
> 
>    I uploaded the Red Hat packages to ftp.redhat.com Friday night.  I
>    have never uploaded to there before, and don't know how soon to expect
>    them to show up at mirror sites.  It will appear in the "contrib"
>    section for the i386 architecture.  (The emacspeak package is actually
>    architecture independent, but apparently Red Hat does not have
>    architecture-independent binary packages.)  Here again, the package
>    names are "emacspeak" and "emacspeak-dt".
> 
>    Note that awk is needed to configure Emacspeak, so you should get that
>    installed and configured before trying to install Emacspeak.  You have
>    to manually run the program to configure emacspeak.  (With the Red Hat
>    packaging system, I couldn't find a way to run the configuration
>    program automatically.)  The commands to install both packages are:
> 
>            rpm -i emacspeak-6.0-1.i386.rpm
>            rpm -i emacspeak-dt-0.15-1.i386.rpm
>            /usr/sbin/emacspeakconfig
> 
>    Slackware packages are coming.
> 
>                                  - Jim Van Zandt
> 
> How does one get "DoubleTalk"?
I am on your distribution of all your messages.  You probably do not
want me there.

Bob Anthony
ranthony@highway1.com