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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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
> 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
> 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.