Re: software speech synthesis in d-i?
Jérémy Bobbio, le Thu 05 Mar 2009 13:43:23 +0100, a écrit :
> On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 02:16:05AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > and the latter depends on
> > - a libstdc++ udeb
> > - a libportaudio udeb
> > - a libasound udeb
> > Does it sound reasonable to debian-boot and maintainers of the
> > corresponding packages? (I guess that will take a few MBs on the
> > image...)
> It's a shame that there seems to be no other viable solutions. Having
> C++ and PortAudio included in the installer really feels like an extra
> burden to me.
Actually, looking a bit more at the libespeak library, it uses no
libstdc++ symbol (shlibdeps warns about it), it's just a spurious
-lstdc++... So that one could be dropped. I guess PortAudio is used just
because it makes using either OSS or Alsa a lot either to achieve for
> Is static linking out of question?
I would be fine to see an espeak udeb statically linking with
libportaudio and/or libasound. That could even save more disk space
than -Os builds.